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The Children's Hospital - Chris Adrian
The Children's Hospital
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781932416602 (1932416609)
Publisher: McSweeney's
Pages no: 615
Edition language: English
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Gregor Xane
Gregor Xane rated it
5.0 The Children's Hospital
This is a literary novel with science fictional, fantastical, and horrific elements. It’s a novel with overt religious themes that’s filled with black humor, curse words, sexual situations, bleakness, and just a sprinkle of hope. It is dark and funny. The writing is top notch. Some characters are ch...
Raging Biblioholism
Raging Biblioholism rated it
3.0 The Children's Hospital
Raging Biblioholism review: http://wp.me/pGVzJ-f8An interesting - and interestingly flawed - apocalypse novel. There's elements of just about everything thrown into this monster of a novel and Adrian's pacing is absolutely appalling. But there's an interesting meditation on the resilience of human...
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it
Jemma is doing her residency at a children's hospital when the world is drowned in a flood. A preserving angel lifts up the hospital (with everyone in it) and they are the only survivors. The story tracks their progress as they try to care for the sick children, and after Jema develops the power to ...
Valz rated it
3.0 The Children's Hospital
I was depressed and frightened for two days after finishing this book. The beginning third is mesmerizing and the entire book is incredibly well written but I am not sure that I like it. For the eloquent writing and awe inspiring descriptions, I'd give it 5 stars but I because I don't understand wh...
Bun's Books
Bun's Books rated it
For the first fifty pages I was interested and excited about this, the prose was excellent, the premise was interesting, I was eager to see where he was going with it. For the next two hundred pages I was increasingly irritated as it became apparent that he was not going much of anywhere. Then I sk...
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