By Tom Piccirilli
This lyrical story of evil, loss, and redemption is a gorgeous addition to the Southern gothic culture of Flannery O’Connor and Harry Crews.
A Choir of unwell Children is the startling tale of country Come, a decaying, swamp backwater that attracts the misplaced, ill-fated, and damned.
Since his mother’s disappearance and his father’s suicide, Thomas has cared for his 3 brothers—conjoined triplets with separate our bodies yet one shared brain—and the town’s simply undefined, the Mill.
Because of his family’s prominence, Thomas is feared and revered by way of the superstitious swamp people. Granny witches forged hexes whereas Thomas’s early life sweetheart drifts via his sensible a vengeful ghost and his ally, a reverend being affected by the facility of tongues, is triumph over with this curse as he attempts to warn of forthcoming risk. All Thomas learns is that “the carnival is coming.”
Torn through accountability and rage, Thomas needs to face his tormented prior in addition to the mysterious forces surging towards the city he loves and despises.
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