Black dog summer : A Novel. / Miranda Sherry.
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- ISBN: 9781476779041 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
In this extraordinary debut novel reminiscent of The Lovely Bones and Little Bee, a mother watches from the afterlife as her teenage daughter recovers amidst the startling dysfunction of her extended family.A small, bright thread of a story weaves out from the moment of my passing and seems to tether me to this place. Perhaps this is why I have not left yet. Perhaps I have no choice but to follow the story to its end. Compulsively readable and stylistically stunning, Black Dog Summer begins with a murder, a farmstead massacre, in the South African bush. Thirty-eight-year-old Sally is but one of the victims. Her life brutally cut short, she narrates from her vantage point in the afterlife and watches as her sister, Adele, her brother-in-law and unrequited love Liam, her niece Bryony, and her teenage daughter, Gigi, begin to make sense of the tragedy. A suspenseful drama focusing on marriage and fidelity, sisterhood, and the fractious...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Atria Books, 2015. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3460 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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