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American Purgatorio

by John Haskell
£9.99   paperback  Cannongate Books Ltd (2006)

American Purgatorio by John Haskell Jack's wife has disappeared. She was in the car when they stopped from gas, he knows that much. He walked back from the counter, and then... Jack can't remember. But Anne has gone.
John Haskell's American Purgatorio is an extraordinary debut novel; haunting, comic and achingly poignant.It's a road trip into the heart of of country and a man, a travelogue of loss and redemption, a Pilgrim's Progress for a godless world.

"Truly astounding and unquestioningly original, besides being a gripping read. Quite simply, a miracle of a novel."
(John Burnside, Scotsman)

ISBN 13: 9781841956985 | ISBN 10: 1841956988

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