The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles

for $ 12.99

12.99 The Age of Miracles http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/253170.jpg?t=1404131866 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/253170/the-age-of-miracles?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

With a voice as distinctive and original as that of The Lovely Bones, and for the fans of the speculative fiction of Margaret Atwood, Karen Thompson Walker’s The Age of Miracles is a luminous, haunting, and unforgettable debut novel about coming of age set against the backdrop of an utterly altered world.

“It still amazes me how little we really knew. . . . Maybe everything that happened to me and my family had nothing at all to do with the slowing. It’s possible,… (more)

Editorial reviews (12 reviews)


The Age of Miracles is a remarkable and sophisticated novel which is unsettling, thought provoking and, in its depiction of a somewhat less fanciful potential End of Days, occasionally quite terrifying. It’s a book you’ll want to tell your friends about.

The novel’s wondrous momentum rolls on with the insistence of the restless surf that swallows the beachfront homes; you can’t stop reading if you try.

The Age Of Miracles is beautifully written, conveying Julia’s personal struggles and her growing understanding of life as an adult via simple, precise prose in a formal structure. This makes the novel a strong work of literary fiction.

Comments (0 comments)


No comment yet. Sign in to post a comment.

Book Details  


Publisher: Random House Publishing Group (June 26, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Lists (2 lists)


Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...

Smart Beach Reads suggested by The Atlantic Wire

If you prefer to read Southern American poetry over any bestseller while lying on the sand, here's a list of books you might enjoy. Suggestions from...


Look for similar items  


>
>
>
>

Actions  

icon Add to a list

Favorites (1)

lara.jeanne