The Children's Home

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: BN9598
Released: Jan 05, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781511363013
Narrator/s: Todd Haberkorn
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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"A genre-defying masterwork with elements of psychological suspense, Jamesian stream of consciousness, and neo-gothic horror about a mysterious group of children who appear to a disfigured recluse and his country doctor.

Author(s): Charles Lambert

All formats/editions

Author(s): Charles Lambert
Product Number EB00597243
Released: Jan 05, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: #9781501117411

Professional reviews

"Narrator Todd Haberkorn's whispery tenor adds just the right eeriness to this fairy-tale-cum-ghost-story. Morgan, a gruesomely disfigured recluse, allows only his housekeeper and his doctor to see him in his family's rambling mansion. But strange children begin appearing on his doorstep, and, one-by-one, dozens more appear, seemingly out of nowhere. The kids' behavior grows especially creepy as a bizarre series of events unfolds. The children discover a mask of Morgan's old face in the attic. It fits smoothly, perfectly, over his hideous scars. Haberkorn presents the odd youngsters with childlike bluntness, while delivering Morgan's remembrances with restraint, even as his mental images grow increasingly macabre. Although the conclusion is disappointing, Haberkorn keeps the tension high enough to satisfy. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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