The Resurrectionist

The Resurrectionist

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The Resurrectionist is a wild ride into a territory where nothing is as it appears. Part classic noir thriller, part fabulist fable, it is the story of Sweeney and his comatose son, Danny. Hoping for a miracle, Sweeney has brought Danny to the fortresslike Peck Clinic, whose doctors claim to have "resurrected" patients who were similarly lost in the void. but the real cure for his son's condition may lie in Limbo, a comic book world beloved by Danny before he slipped into a coma.

O'Connell has crafted a spellbinding novel about stories and what they can do for and to those who create them and those who consume them. About the nature of consciousness and the power of the unknown. And, ultimately, about forgiveness and the depth of our need to extend it and receive it.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781565125766
1565125762
Branch Call Number: FICTION OConnell Jack 05/2008
Characteristics: 304 p. ;,24 cm.

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Sep 27, 2011

This book kept me guessing right up to the end. An entertaining story with many layers to explore and ponder.

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mdbenoit
Dec 03, 2009

Although the description of a parallel story from a comic book called Limbo would make you think this is a YA story, it is not.

Several scenes of explicit sex make this an adult rated book.

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mdbenoit
Dec 07, 2009

mdbenoit thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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