Milrose Munce by Douglas Anthony Cooper

Milrose Munce

Written by Douglas Anthony Cooper

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A hilariously dark tale from the self-proclaimed evil novelist Douglas Anthony Cooper reissued to coincide with the second title featuring Milrose Munce. Milrose Munce is blessed or rather cursed with the ability to see ghosts. Rather unfortunately for him most of his best friends have died in science experiments gone wrong but of course fortunately Milrose can still hangout with them. After Milrose is given detention his life takes a rather dramatic turn and he will have to face up to the horrible Den of Professional help. A great ghoulish romp.

The 2nd in this series Milrose Munce and the Plague of Toxic Fungus has just been published as a 'Kindle' version - click here to find out more. It won't be available as a 'physical book' for some time.


Milrose Munce by Douglas Anthony Cooper

Milrose Munce sees ghosts. His school is full of them but as far as Milrose is aware, he is the only one who knows it. Most of his best pals in fact - Cryogenic Kelvin, Deeply Damaged Dave - are dead. They were the victim of science experiments gone wrong, but have managed to maintain a sense of humor about their untimely departures.


“Appealing to the misfit in all of us, Milrose Munce is a grand, gigglesome read.” James Lovegrove, Financial Times

“… brims with knowing and sly humour. Lively and intelligent, this is one for any ten – or eleven year old” Literary Review

“A hilariously dark tale from the self-proclaimed evil novelist… A great ghoulish romp” Lovereading

About the Author

Douglas Anthony Cooper

Douglas Anthony Cooper (born 1960 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a writer who lives in Oaxaca, Mexico. He is often compared to metaphysical novelists like Italo Calvino and Milan Kundera, and many critics, including The New York Times, have likened him to Vladimir Nabokov. Cooper has co-authored projects with artists and architects, notably with Peter Eisenman at the Milan Triennale, and with Diller + Scofidio on various new media installations around the world. His novel Delirium is generally considered the first novel to be serialized on the World Wide Web. Milrose Munce is his first Childrens book.

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Publication date

8th May 2008




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