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The Town That Forgot How to Breathe - Kenneth J. Harvey
The Town That Forgot How to Breathe
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Something strange is happening in the seaside town of Bareneed. Mythical creatures are being pulled from the sea, perfectly preserved corpses of long-lost villagers are washing up on the shore, and residents of the town are suddenly overcome by a mysterious illness that is making them forget how... show more
Something strange is happening in the seaside town of Bareneed. Mythical creatures are being pulled from the sea, perfectly preserved corpses of long-lost villagers are washing up on the shore, and residents of the town are suddenly overcome by a mysterious illness that is making them forget how to breathe. A page-turning gothic thriller reminiscent of H. P. Lovecraft, The Town That Forgot How to Breathe is "a novel of dazzling ambition and strange, haunting loveliness. . . . An absolute triumph of the storyteller's art" (Joseph O'Connor, author of Star of the Sea).
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312424800 (0312424809)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
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1.0 The Town That Forgot How to Breathe
This book...I tried to like it but the whole thing stank of trying to hard. Much of the book was written as if Harvey was trying for stream-of-consciousness, but all it felt like was heavy. Never have I counted so often and so despairingly the number of pages. There were parts where the book stopped...
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I'm really surprised by how divergent the reviews on this are, and what the criticisms are from the people who didn't like it. I thought it was great, through and through, high 4, really enjoyed it. A lot of people seem to think the characters weren't believable. I didn't have any problems with any ...
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