Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel

Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 19/01/2017
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Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
Weird & Wonderful.
I don't know what I expected when I opened this book, but it definitely wasn't what I thought. This book is perfect for any Sci-Fi fan. It is weird and w... READ MORE
Lee Farnell at Birmingham
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
Weird and wonderful!
America is full of strange things, and Night Vale takes this to the extreme. The village is full of all kinds of weirdness, including voodoo, shapeshifters... READ MORE
Charlotte at Douglas
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
Great read for fans of the podcast, or of the weird in general
I love the podcast and wasn't sure how well it would transfer to novel format, but they've done a great job! The signature surreal humour is unchanged, but... READ MORE
Ealing Bookseller
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
'Welcome to Nightvale' is quite possibly the weirdest book I have ever read. And I lover every minute of it. I have heard of the podcasts, but never actu... READ MORE
Kathy at UEA


You are leaving this story now. You were only an example and it is probably safer for you not to be in this story anyway. WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE ... … a friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while its citizens pretend to sleep. It's a town like your town, with a city hall, a bowling alley, a diner, and a radio station reporting all the news that's allowed to be heard. It might even be more like your town than you'd like to admit. Yet in this ordinary town where ghosts, aliens and government conspiracies are parts of everyday life, time has no meaning, there is something not quite right, like a pawnshop where the price may be more than money – it may be visions, or dreams, it may be something even more valuable. In this town, like and yet not like many others, the lives of two women, with two mysteries, are about to converge. Originally conceived as a podcast, the Welcome to Night Vale transmission still airs twice monthly from www.welcometonightvale.com. In the style of community radio, it features weather reports, news items, unusual sightings and reports of extra-terrestrial activity, a broadcast The LA Times describes as ‘"A Prairie Home Companion" filtered through the anarchic paranoia of Art Bell's "Coast to Coast AM" with a generous helping of David Lynch.’ Now from the creators of the wildly popular Welcome to Night Vale podcast comes an original mystery of appearances and disappearances, a story about the ways we all struggle to find ourselves, no matter where we live. ‘The book is charming and absurd’ — The Washington Post

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780356504865
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 282g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 127 x 26 mm

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Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
This Book has always been a Book
I struggled to get into the podcast so was unsure whether I would enjoy this. I needn't have worried. This is a delightful, weird, funny novel about what p... READ MORE
Michael Heap at Leicester Highcross Centre
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
Perfectly Peculiar
Welcome to a town where you'll never be out of place for being yourself, or not yourself. Where tears are a valid method of payment, all angels (not that t... READ MORE
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
A brilliantly fascinating novel
I love welcome to Night Vale and this book gathers in all of its best features. You just can't help but hear Cecil reading the story. Definitely a must hav... READ MORE
Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel
Stick with it.
This was a strange book. Beforehand I had listened to a couple of their podcasts but never really followed them that closely but, and I will be honest here... READ MORE
Daniel Strange