By Wiley Cash
a beautiful debut comparable to the liked novels of John Hart and Tom Franklin, A Land extra sort Than Home is a spell binding literary mystery in regards to the bond among brothers and the evil they face in a small western North Carolina city
For a curious boy like Jess corridor, starting to be up in Marshall capacity difficulty while your mom catches you spying on grown-ups. Adventurous and precocious, Jess is significantly protecting of his older brother, Christopher, a mute whom all people calls Stump. although their mom has warned them to not snoop, Stump can’t aid sneaking a glance at anything he’s now not meant to—an act that might have catastrophic repercussions, shattering either his international and Jess’s. It’s a wrenching occasion that thrusts Jess into an maturity for which he’s no longer ready. whereas there's a lot concerning the international that also confuses him, he now is aware new figuring out can deliver not just a turning out to be possibility and evil—but additionally the opportunity of freedom and deliverance in addition.
advised via 3 resonant and evocative characters—Jess; Adelaide Lyle, the city midwife and ethical moral sense; and Clem Barefield, a sheriff together with his personal painful past—A Land extra type Than Home is a haunting story of braveness within the face of cruelty and the facility of affection to beat the darkness that lives in us all. those are masterful portrayals, written with insurance and fact, they usually express us the intense promise of this awesome first novel.
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