Crown Publishers, 1993 - 440 pages
The Edgar Award-winning author of The Telling of Tales returns with a psychological thriller set in a Toronto mental hospital. Lilah Kemp, a sometime spiritualist, inadvertently lets Kurtz, the diabolical character from Conrad's Heart of Darkness out of page 92--and can't get him back in.
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"I'm thinking of having them duplicate some of our Eskimo stuff — you know, birds
and things — seals and things — polar bears in glass. That sort of thing. Sell
them in hotel shops and airports. People like to take a little something back from ...
Of course, the thing was not to get caught — but Peggy had never learned to
think that way. If you broke the law, you were already "caught." You caught
yourself with your conscience and paid the penalty in lost sleep. What she was
going to do ...
"It's the best thing that's ever happened to her — and the most courageous thing
she's ever done. She turned up at my door one night, Doctor, and simply said:
here I am. She didn't have to say another word." "What made you laugh, just now
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is not my favourite of Findlay's books as I found it quite dark and depressing. I suppose that one should read Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad before one reads this book in order to truly ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing
Epidemic in Toronto; Kurtz has escaped from The Heart of Darkness; Marlow must stop him before it's too late. It's hard to describe this book. It is very entertaining, yet explores somber and ... Consulter l'avis complet
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