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The Glister

The Glister by John Burnside
Paperback
Feb 09, 2010 | 272 Pages
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    Feb 09, 2010 | 272 Pages

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    Mar 10, 2009 | 240 Pages

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Praise

“Brilliant. . . . Beautiful and frightening.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
“Haunting. . . . [A] darkly beautiful meditation on death, guilt and redemption.” —The Los Angeles Times Book Review
 
“A deeply philosophical tale that goes right to the heart of existence and what one must to do, despite circumstances, to retain humanity.”—St. Petersburg Times 
 
“Burnside builds mood and atmosphere with fearsome skill.” —Chicago-Sun Times 
 
“By turns beguiling, sinister, playful and never less than mesmerizing. . . . [The Glister] will haunt you.” —Irvine Welsh, Guardian 
 
“A hauntingly mysterious . . . story about disappearances and environmental decay.” —Toronto Star
 
“Like a later day Jekyll and Hyde, Burnside can turn from luminous verse to prose that keeps you up at night. The Glister is such a novel.” —The Financial Times 

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