If you had shown me the painting above before I knew about this artist, I definitely would have thought it was a Leonora Carrington piece.
Cover design: Mike Russell
“A naked, white-skinned boy names Sydney lay on his back on a white bed in the centre of a white room.”
Strungballs is an extraordinary novella from Strange Books author Mike Russell. What are Strungballs? Ten-year-old Sydney is about to find out… but first he must have a cube of his flesh removed. Sydney will transgress everything he was taught to believe in when he embarks upon a journey that will reveal the astonishing secrets hidden by the red balls on white strings known only as… Strungballs. Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny, disturbing, unique… all of these words have been used to describe the stories of Mike Russell…
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