The Returned (Paperback)
September 2013 Indie Next List
— Heather Christman, Warwick's, La Jolla, CA
"The Returned transforms a brilliant premise into an extraordinary and beautifully realized novel. My spine is still shivering from the memory of this haunting story. Wow." -Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling author of" The Monster of Florence"The sensational" New York Times "bestselling novel about an impossible miracle and a family given a second chance at life Harold and Lucille Hargrave's eight-year-old son, Jacob, died tragically in 1966. In their old age they ve settled comfortably into life without him . Until one day Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep flesh and blood, still eight years old.All over the world people's loved ones are returning from beyond. No one knows how or why, whether it's a miracle or a sign of the end. But as chaos erupts around the globe, the newly reunited family finds itself at the center of a community on the brink of collapse, forced to navigate a mysterious new reality.With spare, elegant prose and searing emotional depth, award-winning poet Jason Mott explores timeless questions of faith and morality, love and responsibility. A spellbinding and stunning debut, The Returned is an unforgettable story that marks the arrival of an important new voice in contemporary fiction.
About the Author
Si c est l amour de la litterature classique et du cinema qui pousse Jason Mott a ecrire des histoires, c est dans un reve fait apres la mort de sa mere un reve d un troublant realisme, qu il a trouve le sujet de "Face a eux", son premier roman empreint de magie, de suspense et d emotion. Les droits d adaptation en ont ete cedes a la societe de production americaine abc.Jason Mott vit en Caroline du Nord.