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The Paraffin Child By Stephen Blanchard

The Paraffin Child
by Stephen Blanchard

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The voice of "Papa" Goss booms from the talking clock across the estuary every hour, reminding those, like John Drean, of the Goss family's stranglehold on the town's affairs. In fact, forgetting is what John does best, though he cannot move far without the ghost of his lost daughter, Pearl.
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"Blanchard--chisels a gnarled poetry from the wood of the ordinary." - "Guardian "A moving study of bereavement and healing--One of my novels of the year." - "Time Out "Haunting--his writing is the product of a highly personal and uncannily authentic gift." - "Guardian His descriptive gift is awesome." - "Guardian

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The Paraffin Child by Stephen Blanchard
Stephen Blanchard
Used - Very Good
Vintage Publishing
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