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BOOK: The golden orphans

AUTHOR: Gary Raymond

GENRE: thriller, mystery

The golden orphans is a book filled with dark corners, a sense of eerie and a mystery that will take the readers by surprise.

A dark island is visited by an artist whose former friend from art school died in the service of a mysterious Russian benefactor. There, he is offered a job at a funeral which no one attends. After consideration, he accepts the job and thus begins the journey of intensity and stangeness. He paints the dreams and nightmares of his employer. The conclusion, though was anticipated to be a mystery reveal, will manage to take readers by surprise.

The book has an eerie and dark tone to it. As the readers unfold the pages, they are taken to a world that doesn’t belong in their own, yet it’s the most interesting thing. The author has done a great job in weaving a mystery within 155 pages.




Gary Raymond is a novelist, critic, editor and broadcaster. He is the presenter of BBC Radio Wales’, The Review Show, and is one of the founding editors of Wales Arts Review. He is the author of two novels, The Golden Orphans (Parthian, 2018) and For Those Who Come After (Parthian, 2015). He is a widely published critic and cultural commentator


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