Rachel Pollack is the author of thirty-six books of fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Unquenchable Fire, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Godmother Night, winner of the World Fantasy Award, and Temporary Agency, short-listed for the Nebula Award. She is also a poet, translator, comic book writer, and artist. Her non-fiction work includes 78 Degrees Of Wisdom, described as "the Bible of tarot card readers." Her work has been translated into fourteen languages. Rachel has taught and lectured all over the world, including Europe, China, Australia, and New Zealand. She lives in the Hudson Valley of New York.
An entertaining read with the odd gory moment and some really imaginative and charming magical beings * Horror Hothouse * A deliciously creepy, decadent read. 5/5 * Speculating on SpecFic * An easy book to read . . . I was drawn back to it consistently . . . I would recommend this book * It Puts The Blog In The Basket * A beautiful, fantastically constructed novel with some truly excellent character work . . . Pollack's first novel in over a decade really is worth picking up * Intellectus Speculativus * One of this year's Do Not Miss books. Five stars, and it earns every one of them * Over the Effing Rainbow * A bold new step for Pollack . . . a multi-layered tale of growing up and self-discovery that also happens to have a horrific supernatural terror as its central focus * Starburst * The Child Eater is written in broad, bold strokes . . . It's a dark, disturbing book; it's also full of light and wonder * NPR * An intricately imagined Tarot-themed fantasy * Guardian *