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Inhaltsangabe: From the acclaimed author of Provinces of Night, a Southern gothic novel about an undertaker who won’t let the dead rest.
Suspecting that something is amiss with their father’s burial, teenager Kenneth Tyler and his sister Corrie venture to his gravesite and make a horrific discovery: their father, a whiskey bootlegger, was not actually buried in the casket they bought for him. Worse, they learn that the undertaker, Fenton Breece, has been grotesquely manipulating the dead.
Armed with incriminating photographs, Tyler becomes obsessed with bringing the perverse undertaker to justice. But first he must outrun Granville Sutter, a local strongman and convicted murderer hired by Fenton to destroy the evidence. What follows is an adventure through the Harrikin, an eerie backwoods filled with tangled roads, rusted machinery, and eccentric squatters—old men, witches, and families among them—who both shield and imperil Tyler as he runs for safety.
With his poetic, haunting prose, William Gay rewrites the rules of the gothic fairytale while exploring the classic Southern themes of good and evil.
Vom Verlag: "...The Long Home promises to be one of the most discussed Southern debuts since Brown's Facing the Music..." – New York Times Book Review
"An extremely seductive read." – Washington Post Book World
"There is much to admire here: breathtaking, evocative writing and a dark, sardonic humor." – USA Today
"Gay delivers another remarkable literary powerhouse…Full to the hilt with deeply engrossing characters and surroundings, [Provinces of Night] will surely capture the hearts and minds of any reader." – Library Journal
"…a powerful story of honor, love, and other conflicts of the human heart…southern writing at its very finest, soaked through with the words and images of rural Tennessee, packed full of that which really matters, the problems of the human heart." – Booklist
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