By Wiley Cash
a gorgeous debut corresponding to the cherished novels of John Hart and Tom Franklin, A Land extra type Than Home is a captivating 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, transforming into up in Marshall ability difficulty whilst your mom catches you spying on grown-ups. Adventurous and precocious, Jess is significantly protecting of his older brother, Christopher, a mute whom every body calls Stump. even though their mom has warned them to not snoop, Stump can’t aid sneaking a glance at whatever he’s no longer meant to—an act that may have catastrophic repercussions, shattering either his global and Jess’s. It’s a wrenching occasion that thrusts Jess into an maturity for which he’s now not ready. whereas there's a lot concerning the global that also confuses him, he now is aware new figuring out can convey not just a growing to be risk and evil—but additionally the potential of freedom and deliverance to boot.
advised via 3 resonant and evocative characters—Jess; Adelaide Lyle, the city midwife and ethical sense of right and wrong; 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 ability of affection to beat the darkness that lives in us all. those are masterful portrayals, written with coverage and fact, they usually convey us the intense promise of this extraordinary first novel.
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A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash