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A Good and Happy Child
by Justin Evans


Overview - A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
Beautifully written and perfectly structured. . . . This novel is much more than The Omen for the latte generation, and Evans cleverly subverts expectations at every turn. Washington Post
In the smart and suspenseful A Good and Happy Child , a psychological thriller in the tradition of Donna Tartt s The Secret History with shades of The Exorcist , a young man reexamines his childhood memories of strange visions and erratic behavior to answer disturbing questions that continue to haunt him and his new family.
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Overview
A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
Beautifully written and perfectly structured. . . . This novel is much more than The Omen for the latte generation, and Evans cleverly subverts expectations at every turn. Washington Post
In the smart and suspenseful A Good and Happy Child, a psychological thriller in the tradition of Donna Tartt s The Secret History with shades of The Exorcist, a young man reexamines his childhood memories of strange visions and erratic behavior to answer disturbing questions that continue to haunt him and his new family.
A] satisfying, suspenseful first novel. . . . Young George s intriguing story unbalances the reader right up to the book s deliciously chilling end.
People
A scary, grown-up ghost story that combines Southern gothic with more than a twist of The Exorcist. . . . Combine s] mind-bending storytelling with excellent prose.
Portland Tribune
Think Rosemary s Baby plus . . . told in the kind of prose that mesmerizes, sweeping the reader along so fast that there s no time to ask questions.
Hartford Courant
A] dazzling debut . . . part psychological thriller, part horror story.
Chicago Tribune
Relat es] his otherworldly suspense story with the cool, calm eye of a skeptic.
Entertainment Weekly (A )"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307351289
  • ISBN-10: 0307351289
  • Publisher: Broadway Books
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 336


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