Quirk Perks: The Resurrectionist

Posted by Julie Leung

The Resurrectionist by E.B. Hudspeth: Only $3.99!


What if mythological beasts were actually our ancestors? That's what Doctor Spencer Black, the son of a grave robber, hypothesizes during his time at Philadelphia's Academy of Medicine in the 1870s.

Dive into his world with this two-in-one book, which offers a biography of Dr. Black alongside his masterpiece, The Codex Extinct Animalia. Learn the story of this madman through the tale of his life and his own detailed anatomical illustrations of mermaids, dragons, centaurs, minotaurs and more. This unique book is sure to haunt you long after you turn the last page. 

E.B. HUDSPETH is an artist and author living in New Jersey. This is his first book. 

Julie Leung

Julie Leung is the social media and marketing manager at Quirk Books—tweeting up storms and surfing the blog waves. She is also the author of a forthcoming trilogy, Mice of the Round Table (Fall '16), and Mother of FictionToFashion.com. You can follow her at @jleungbooks or simply at @QuirkBooks, where she drops pithy word nuggets on the daily.