By Michael Tolkin
Michael Tolkin’s acclaimed moment novel, Among the Dead, is an arresting exam of private and non-private grief within the wake of unspeakable catastrophe, a slow-burning travel de strength of mental fiction. whilst Frank Gale writes a passionate letter to his spouse confessing an affair, he hopes all could be forgiven at the hot seashores of Mexico. however the farewell kiss of his female friend factors him to overlook the flight sporting his spouse and daughter, and while he learns that their aircraft has crashed in a crowded urban, his existence alterations during seconds. by surprise one man’s fight to realize his loss turns into fed on in a media circus of felony drama, family members quarrels, and public scandal.
Tolkin is a masterful chronicler of up to date the United States, and Among the lifeless is “fascinating . . . creative . . . brilliantly sustained . . . choked with nasty surprises . . . like Ian McEwan and Martin Amis, Tolkin portrays the squalid draw back of existence rather well” (San Francisco Chronicle).
“Startlingly unique . . . morbidly a laugh . . . really terrifying.” —Allen Barra, Los Angeles occasions ebook Review
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