“He went out to the balcony as the horizon brightened. That godforsaken silver coast again. That bloody bastard wonderland. Chase it or die. He was the son of pioneers and adventurers, and now he understood.”
In a land not too far away and a time yet to be decided, one man and his Dad embark on an epic journey of war, peace, love, religion, magnificent flying machines and mushy peas.
The Bastard Wonderland is the astonishing debut fantasy novel from Hull writer Lee Harrison.
“Alternately familiar and fantastical, homely and harrowing, The Bastard Wonderland’s industrial imperialism and magic makes it a truly unique, compelling debut.” – Mike Brooks
“The Bastard Wonderland is a novel of startling originality. Heartfelt and brutal, sympathetic and strange, Lee Harrison’s debut novel stands head and shoulders above the rest in the crowd.” – Robert Dinsdale
“Utterly magical – Around The World In Eighty Days meets Steptoe and Son” – Russ Litten