The Absence of Nectar Kathy Hepinstall

ISBN: 9780399148019

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304 pages


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The Absence of Nectar  by  Kathy Hepinstall

The Absence of Nectar by Kathy Hepinstall
| Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 304 pages | ISBN: 9780399148019 | 7.48 Mb

First-person narrator Alice is a precocious eleven-year-old growing up in rural East Texas with one wish on her mind: Get rid of Simon Jester. Simon is the man who saved her mother from drowning. Simon is her mothers hero, her savior-and her newMoreFirst-person narrator Alice is a precocious eleven-year-old growing up in rural East Texas with one wish on her mind: Get rid of Simon Jester. Simon is the man who saved her mother from drowning. Simon is her mothers hero, her savior-and her new husband.

Hes an enigmatic man whose own family, he says, mysteriously drowned.But soon it becomes apparent that Simons family did not drown. Alice and her brother become convinced that Simon intends to poison them.

Their mother, Meg, tells her children that they have wild imaginations. Until she comes to kiss them one night, and instead of her usual endearments, whispers a single word: Run.The Absence of Nectar is a finely wrought and suspenseful coming-of-age novel that confirms the promise of Hepinstalls highly praised debut, The House of Gentle Men.



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