A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain

A Man Came Out of a Door
in the Mountain

February 2014 | Penguin Books

"A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain is a rich, haunting, original novel that captures evil in many forms--mythic, magic and chillingly real. Adrianne Harun's writing can hold you breathless."
— Jess Walter

"A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain” proves that Harun is heir apparent to Louise Erdrich and Harry Crews. Her characters shimmer and squirm in liminal spaces, nether regions of geography, race, spirituality and aesthetics. This novel is a mesmerizing incantation, harrowing and hypnotic."

— Clare Vaye Watkins
"Let me put it like this: in a just world, A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain would be making headlines. You’d be reading about mammoth advances and film sales and think pieces. In a just world, it would be the big buzz book of the season. Instead, it’s a spectacular read, one you can come to fresh. And come to it you should. No, you must."
— Robert Wiersama, Vancover Sun

Read more about A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain

Adrianne Harun's award-winning short fiction, essays, and book reviews have been published in numerous magazines and journals. Her books include The King of Limbo (Houghton Mifflin), a collection of short stories, and the novel A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain (Viking Penguin). Her work has also been included in several anthologies, including Looking Together: Writers on Art.

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News & Events

Adrianne has won the 2015 Pinckley Prize for Debut Crime Novel. See News for more...well, news...about this great award.

A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain has been shortlisted for the 2015 Pacific Northwest Bookseller's Association (PNBA) Award. 

Winnipeg Free Press reviewers chose A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain as a Top Read of 2014.

ALA Booklist has named A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain as one of the Top 10 SF/Fantasy/Horror titles of 2014.

Adrianne has been awarded a 2015 Civitella Ranieri Fellowship and will be in residence in Umbertide, Italy in the fall.

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