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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Ajvide Lindqvist; Marlaine Delargy
|Notes:||Lennart Cederstrom, embittered ex-pop singer, is foraging for mushrooms when he finds a baby left for dead in a plastic bag. He revives her and is utterly astonished by the sound of her crying the child's voice is a clear, haunting, perfectly pitched note. Lennart decides the girl will be his project. Raised in isolation, untainted by the dross and banality of the everyday, she will become the vehicle for a pure, exquisite music. He installs the baby in the basement and threatens to kill his downtrodden wife if she breathes a word. But their delinquent son Jerry is a harder case and his ideas for the infant prodigy, whom he names Theres, involve talent shows, celebrity and enormous success. Translated from the Swedish.|
|Description:||533 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Responsibility:||John Ajvide Lindqvist ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy.|