The Land of Laughs

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For schoolteacher Thomas Abbey there was no writer to equal Marshall France, a legendary author of children's books who hid himself away in the small town of Galen and died of a heart attack at the age of forty-four. Tom and his girlfriend Saxony, wanting to write France's biography, arrive in Galen, where they discover the writer's fiercely protective daughter Anna is waiting for them. Before long, they realise that this idyllic little town and its inhabitants - both human and animal - are not quite what they seem: France's magic has spread beyond the printed page . . .

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"Jonathan Carroll is a cult waiting to happen." --Pat Conroy
""The Land of Laughs" is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard." --Neil Gaiman
"I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. They are delicious treats--with devilish tricks inside them." --"The Washington Post"

Jonathan Carroll is a cult waiting to happen. "Pat Conroy"

"The Land of Laughs" is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard. "Neil Gaiman"

I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. They are delicious treats--with devilish tricks inside them. "The Washington Post""

Jonathan Carroll is a cult waiting to happen. Pat Conroy

The Land of Laughs is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard. Neil Gaiman

I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. They are delicious treats--with devilish tricks inside them. The Washington Post

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"Jonathan Carroll is a cult waiting to happen." --Pat Conroy

"The Land of Laughs is a book for anyone who has ever believed that a favorite book could be a safe place to go when things get hard." --Neil Gaiman

"I envy anyone who has yet to enjoy the sexy, eerie, and addictive novels of Jonathan Carroll. They are delicious treats--with devilish tricks inside them." --The Washington Post

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The would-be biographer of a great children's novelist discovers there is real magic in the written word.

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