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The Orphan  (The Book of the Beast, volume 1)

By Robert Stallman  

23 Jun, 2024

Because My Tears Are Delicious To You


1980’s The Orphan is the first volume in Robert Stallman’s speculative fiction trilogy, The Book of the Beast.

Depression-era farmer Martin Nordmeyer is astonished to discover a naked boy hiding in his hayloft. The boy is Robert Lee Burney. Robert has no family that he can name. Indeed, he has no family at all; he was not so much born as created.

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