Inside the Madhouse – and other tales of delirium

Trapped in a pit in the Amazon rainforest, an explorer and his companion discover   a food source unlike anything they’ve ever encountered before…

A young veterinarian uncovers the horrific reason his girlfriend refuses to let him see her unclothed…

A brilliant orphan exacts a terrible revenge on his abusive guardian…

In a small village in Normandy, a father and son make a cider that is irresistible to the local townspeople—and they will do anything to hide the secret ingredient…

A down-on-his-luck office worker stumbles across a strange token that will change his fortunes forever…

In a psychiatric hospital, a troubled patient encounters someone even more insane than himself…

These are just a few of the twenty stories of madness, obsession, delusion, and delirium included in this collection of shocking and disturbing tales. Whether set in a Japanese prison camp during World War II or a gladiatorial colosseum in orbit around Earth in the far future, these stories rip away the thin veneer of normalcy that covers the world and expose the dark truth—that we are all inside the madhouse…