1 edition of The drowned boy found in the catalog.
The drowned boy
Written in English
Translation from the Norwegian of: Carmen Zita og døden.
|Statement||Karin Fossum ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson|
|Series||[An Inspector Sejer mystery]|
|LC Classifications||PT8951.16.O735 C3713 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 223 pages|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||2015015904|
The Drowned Boy This is a very good book! It makes the reader think hard about tough issues. Any honest parent having to deal with crying babies all night can relate, even mature and compassionate parents. I was glad for poetic justice but still felt great sadness for the tragedies, and children having children/5(33). Winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, Jerry Gabriel’s debut collection, Drowned Boy, does for Moraine, Ohio, what Sherwood Anderson did for Winesburg nearly ninety years more, Ohio is imbued with a literary life, though this time, Winesburg’s George Willard isn’t the town’s moral center, but Moraine’s Nate Holland, instead.
A tightly woven tale in spare but piercing prose * Metro * Nordic noir of note * GQ * A simple but gripping story, balanced, believable and compassionate, about a sensitive subject -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * Fossum's Inspector Sejer novels are invariably morally and psychologically complex affairs, but The Drowned Boy might well be her crowning achievement to date -- Declan Burke * Irish /5(K). The Drowned Boy (Book): Fossum, Karin: "Carmen and Nicolai failed to resuscitate their son, Tommy, after finding him floating in their backyard pond. When Inspector Skarre arrives on the scene, Carmen reports that Tommy, a healthy toddler with Down syndrome, wandered into the garden while Nicolai was working in the basement and she was cleaning the house.
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The Drowned Boy by Karin Fossum is a highly recommended eleventh book in the Norwegian police procedural featuring Inspectors Konrad Sejer and Jakob Skarre.
Be forewarned that the novel opens with a very graphic description of what happens when someone drowns/5. The Drowned Boy (Inspector Sejer Mysteries Book 11) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share Buy New. $ List Price: $; Save: $ (50%) FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S.
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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Drowned Boy/5(19). "When a young boy is found drowned in a pond near his home, it is explained away as an accident.
Insp. Konrad Sejer suspects there is more to the story, however. As the mother, Carmen, changes her story to fit new evidence and the father spirals down into depression, Sejer pursues the evidence, even as it looks like the truth may never be known.4/4(6).
“With the publication of Drowned Boy, his first book of fiction, Jerry Gabriel has produced a devestating vision of the post-industrial experience in the American Midwest. Set in Moraine, Ohio, this powerful collection of stories is reminiscent in both its symmetry and /5(3).
In A Memoir, The Aunt Of The Drowned Syrian Boy Tells What Happened After The Tragedy: Goats and Soda The photo of the young child's body powered a. "When a young boy is found drowned in a pond near his home, it is explained away as an accident.
Insp. Konrad Sejer suspects there is more to the story, however. As the mother, Carmen, changes her story to fit new evidence and the father spirals down into depression, Sejer pursues the evidence, even as it looks like the truth may never be known.
Norway’s Inspector Konrad Sejer, back from his hiatus (I Can See in the Dark,etc.) and feeling his mortality more acutely than ever, leads the inquiry into the death of a toddler with Down might not even seem like a suspicious death.
Carmen Cesilie Zita, whose father owns the fast-food place where her husband, Nicolai Brandt, works, has gone and left their month-old son.
A month old boy wanders away from his home and falls into a nearby pond where he drowns. His parents and grandparents are visibly distraught. But suspicions about the boy’s mother, year-old Carmen Zita, quickly surface.
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ISBN: ISBN The Drowned Boy (Book #11. Get this from a library. Drowned boy. [Jerry Gabriel] -- A collection of linked stories that depict life in rural Moraine, Ohio, a small town on the border of Appalachia.
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Drowned Boy (Inspector Sejer Mysteries) THE DROWNED BOY (INSPECTOR SEJER MYSTERIES) The ending of the book cannot be revealed without ruining its impact, but it is the Author: Muriel Dobbin. The winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and the Towson Prize for Literature.
"Exquisite storytelling" from the author of The Let Go (Foreword Reviews). Jerry Gabriel delivers an unsentimental portrait of rural America in Drowned Boy, a collection of linked stories that reveals a world of brutality, beauty, and danger in the forgotten landscape of small-town basketball.
The book’s title story invites readers to consider the complicated ways in which a boy’s accidental drowning in a nearly frozen river serves to bring Nate and a young woman together at the dead boy’s house.
It is significant that neither of these so-called mourners really knew the victim very well, but-perhaps more significantly-the real 5/5. Book reviews, interviews, columns, and musings. February James Tate Hill fiction Drowned Boy by Jerry Gabriel.
The Drowned Boy of Jerry Gabriel’s debut collection is Stevie Lowe, the anonymous teenager from the title story, although it is also a metaphor for lost youth and unfulfilled promise. Many characters, like Nate Holland, leave notions like promise and potential to other people.
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Harrowing and emotional, The Drowned Boy is an excellent book that will stay with you for a very long time. It concludes with a twist of fate that is as bizarre as it is delightful.
Ambiguous and bemusing, it’s almost like something out of the TV series Fargo. And yet it is so strangely satisfying.Drowned Boy: Stories Jerry Gabriel Sarabande Books (January ) $ (pp) Two twentieth-century masters of the bildungsroman were James Joyce (Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man) and Ernest Hemingway (The Nick Adams Stories).
Now the literary world has Joyce and Hemingway’s twenty-first century.Get this from a library! The drowned boy. [Karin Fossum; Kari Dickson] -- The first new Inspector Sejer novel since "The Caller" in A month-old boy with Down's Syndrome is found naked and drowned in a pond right by his home.
Chief Inspector Konrad Sejer is called.