Mark Danielewski

The Familiar

Mark Danielewski

Talk: The Familiar

Mark Z. Danielewski, the internationally bestselling author of "House of Leaves" and the National Book Award nominated "Only Revolutions," comes to Google to discuss his planned 27-volume epic, "The Familiar," of which Volume 3 was released in June 2016. The novel ranges from Mexico to Southeast Asia, from Venice, Italy, to Venice, California, with nine lives hanging in the balance, each called upon to make a terrifying choice. At the very heart, though, is a twelve-year-old girl named Xanther who one rainy day in May sets out with her father to get a dog, only to end up trying to save a cat as fragile as it is dangerous.

Mark Danielewski

Mark Z. Danielewski was born in New York City and lives in Los Angeles. He is the author of the award-winning and bestselling novel House of Leaves, National Book Award finalist Only Revolutions, and the novella The Fifty Year Sword, which was performed on Halloween three years in a row at REDCAT. His books have been translated into multiple languages.

The Familiar

From the author of the international best seller House of Leaves and National Book Award-nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental new novel as dazzling as it is riveting. The Familiar (Volume 1) ranges from Mexico to Southeast Asia, from Venice, Italy, to Venice, California, with nine lives hanging in the balance, each called upon to make a terrifying choice.

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