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“Fascinating monsters … enthralling and complex”

Novelist Charles Palliser on David's new novel – and new heroine

From Charles Palliser, distinguished author of novels including Victoriana classic The Quincunx and his current book, the intriguing gothic mystery Rustication, comes the following pre-publication quote about David’s new novel Volcano Street, to be published by Atlantic Books on 4 December 2014 and now available for pre-order:


“I enjoyed this hugely. It’s a vivid evocation of a small town in South Australia in the early 70s which, beneath the exoticism, is pretty much like a small town anywhere. The novel is populated by some fascinating monsters and the young girl at the heart of the story is an enthralling and complex figure.”

– Charles Palliser