The God of Nightmares The God of Nightmares

The God of Nightmares

    • 2.8 • 4 Ratings
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    • $9.99

Publisher Description

"Vividly rendered…haunting…[Paula Fox] writes with silken ease and a sensitivity to nuance." —Newsday

In 1941, twenty-three-year-old Helen Bynum leaves home for the first time and sets out from rural New York to find her Aunt Lulu, an aging actress in New Orleans. There she finds a life of passion and adventure, possibilities and choices. Falling in with a bohemian group of intellectuals, she discovers romance and sex, friendship and risk, her world mirrored by the steamy mystery of the French Quarter.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
June 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
W. W. Norton & Company
SELLER
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.
SIZE
750.1
KB

Customer Reviews

Murrells Inlet ,

Well crafted writing, but limited plot development in the story

I enjoyed the author’s writing style as she was careful to keep her descriptors reasonable and the dialogue between characters manageable and realistic. There were many examples of very creatively written phrasing in describing events, settings or characters. The story pace moved well enough as well. My one big criticism is the story itself was rather one dimensional in the telling and never felt expansive in moving beyond a monotone story arc. The ending seemed very disconnected and terse compared to all that did happen between the characters throughout most of the story.

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