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Fever dream : a novel

Author: Samanta Schweblin; Megan McDowell
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family. Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a cautionary tale. One of the freshest new voices to come out of the Spanish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samanta Schweblin; Megan McDowell
ISBN: 9780399184598 0399184597
OCLC Number: 953597569
Description: 183 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Núcleo del disturbio.
Responsibility: Samanta Schweblin ; translated by Megan McDowell.

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"A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She's not his mother. He's not her child. Together, they tell a haunting story of broken souls, toxins, and the power and desperation of family. Fever Dream is a nightmare come to life, a ghost story for the real world, a love story and a cautionary tale. One of the freshest new voices to come out of the Spanish language and translated into English for the first time, Samanta Schweblin creates an aura of strange psychological menace and otherworldly reality in this absorbing, unsettling, taut novel"--

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