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

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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

Vice Magazine interviews Adrianne.

New reviews in the LA Review of Books and Chapter 16.

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.

Claire Vaye Watkins reviews A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain for the New York Times Book Review: “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."

"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 Wiersema, Vancouver Sun

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Adrianne creates and discusses a playlist, streamable on Spotify, for A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain at Largehearted Boy.

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