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Suffer the Children - John Saul
Suffer the Children
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One hundred years ago in Port Arbello a pretty little girl began to scream. And struggle. And die. No one heard. No one saw. Just one man whose guilty heart burst in pain as he dashed himself to death in the sea. Now something peculiar is happening in Port Arbello. The children are disappearing,... show more
One hundred years ago in Port Arbello a pretty little girl began to scream. And struggle. And die. No one heard. No one saw. Just one man whose guilty heart burst in pain as he dashed himself to death in the sea. Now something peculiar is happening in Port Arbello. The children are disappearing, one by one. An evil history is repeating itself. And one strange, terrified child has ended her silence with a scream that began a hundred years ago.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440182931 (044018293X)
Publisher: Dell
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.5 Suffer the Children by John Saul
bookshelves: published-1977, spring-2015, boo-scary, tbr-busting-2015, new-england, north-americas Read from April 15 to 18, 2015 Description: One hundred years ago in Port Arbello a pretty little girl began to scream. And struggle. And die. No one heard. No one saw. Just one man whose guilty h...
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream
Gurglings of a Putrid Stream rated it
3.0 Suffer the Children by John Saul
According to Wikipedia, this first novel was the result of Dell Publishing asking Saul if he was interested in writing a psychological thriller. Perhaps that framework accounts for the book's disturbing themes and its more gruesome scenes. Not that Saul does much more than scratch the surface, but w...
anniecresta
anniecresta rated it
4.0 Suffer the Children
After hearing so much about this particular novel, I chanced upon it at the local used bookstore. I finished it in two days. This is the first Saul novel I've read, and I have to say that I enjoyed it. The writing was fast-paced, the characters were tolerable, even though Elizabeth annoyed me in wha...
leekyle
leekyle rated it
5.0 Suffer the Children
If there was any question as to why Saul is my favorite author of all time then this..his very first book answered and doubts i might have had on that statement alone!! Read in just under two days (when a novel usually takes me one week in duration) should say how hard it was to put this down on any...
Ana V.
Ana V. rated it
4.0 Suffer the Children
Though I don't enjoy john SAul's work as much as other horror wrriter's, I have to say "Suffer the children" has been a mouthful of fresh air. The subject is amazing, and the beginning of the book sent chills down my spine! I would have never expected the story to twist the way it did, but I was so ...
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