|The Pilgrim statue - inscription below|
|Here's a close-up of The Pilgrim's face .. it rather reminds me of ..|
|... China Miéville.|
|Wells Cathedral from The Bishop's Palace garden|
|If you know what this flower is, could you tell me in the comments?|
Update: thanks guys, it's an Allium.
|Your author and his wife|
"The Last Days of New Paris" has an Amazon page, but no-one seems to know when it will be available. August?
"June 1940 following Paris’ fall to the Germans, the villa of Air-Bel in Marsailles, is filled with Trotskyists, anti-fascists, exiled artists, and surrealists.You had me at 'surrealist bomb'.
"One Air-Bel dissident decides the best way to fight the Nazis is to construct a surrealist bomb.
"When the bomb is accidentally detonated, surrealist Cataclysm sweeps Paris and transforms it according to a violent, weaponized dream logic."