Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow by Daniel Nayeri
Four Novellas by Daniel Nayeri

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This compelling and cutting-edge novella is a hard-boiled detective drama about the wish police in modern New York City. To prevent murder, the special forces of the Imaginary Crimes Unit must unravel and apprehend the secret deadly impulses held by a resentful boy against his parents. If you enjoy reading "Brick House," check out Daniel Nayeri's three other whimsical riffs on classic genres, all available in the collection Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow.
 

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Daniel Nayeri is a writer and editor in New York City. He loves pastry chefing and was once an award-winning stuntman.
 
Published October 25, 2011 by Candlewick. 432 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The stand-alone novellas riff, dizzyingly and delightfully, on influences as varied as The Wizard of Oz and westerns, Mad Max and slang-laden teen diaries, The Arabian Nights and police procedurals, "Sleeping Beauty" and the sardonic Death of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.

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“Wish Police” is an urban detective story with a squad of wish police who lock up wishes that shouldn’t come true.

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