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3 edition of Mr. Splitfoot. found in the catalog.

Mr. Splitfoot.

Helen McCloy

Mr. Splitfoot.

by Helen McCloy

  • 169 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Willing, Basil (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
  • Psychiatrists -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    SeriesRed badge mystery
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.M13358 Mi, PS3525.A1587 Mi
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p.
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5621971M
    LC Control Number68031335

      Samantha Hunt’s third novel, Mr. Splitfoot, is a horror story, though the kind of horror that tends to bob and weave with the reader. This review will . It is the best book on communicating with the dead since William Lindsay Gresham's Nightmare Alley, but it swaps out that novel's cynicism for a more life-affirming sense of uncertainty." - Luc Sante, author of Low Life and many others " Mr. Splitfoot is an absolutely thrilling book.

    Mr. Splitfoot Samantha Hunt. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24 (p) ISBN The book deftly straddles the slippery line between fantasy and reality in a story that’s both. Get this from a library! Mr. Splitfoot. [Samantha Hunt] -- "A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans.

    A contemporary Gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their siblings, they channel the dead. Mr. Splitfoot Samantha Hunt, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. ISBN Summary A contemporary gothic, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic.


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The historical and the fantastical entwine like snakes in Samantha Hunt’s fiction. Her first novel,“The Seas” (), caught the tale of. “Mr. Splitfoot is lyrical, echoing, deeply strange, with a quality of sustained hallucination.

It is the best book on communicating with the dead since William Lindsay Gresham's Nightmare Alley, but it swaps out that novel’s cynicism for a more life-affirming sense of uncertainty.”—Luc Sante, author of Low Life and many othersBrand: HMH Books. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Hunt, Samantha.

Splitfoot. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Samantha Hunt’s modern Gothic novel is a tale of mystery, intrigue, and conspiracy weaved between two braided narratives. Splitfoot book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

“Mr. Splitfoot is an absolutely thrilling book. Filial and maternal love are on display in all their complicated hugeness. Filial and maternal love are on display in all their complicated hugeness.

But Hunt gives us plenty of humor amid the horror and awe-- and then turns on the lights and shows us what was looming above us the whole time. “Mr. Splitfoot is lyrical, echoing, deeply strange, with a quality of sustained hallucination. It is the best book on communicating with the dead since William Lindsay Gresham's Nightmare Alley, but it swaps out that novel's cynicism for a more life-affirming sense of uncertainty.” Luc Sante, author of Low Life and many others4/5(1).

A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning. Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic.

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Read free book excerpt from Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt, page 1 of 2. “Mr. Splitfoot is an absolutely thrilling book. Filial and maternal love are on display in all their complicated hugeness. Filial and maternal love are on display in all their complicated hugeness. But Hunt gives us plenty of humor amid the horror and awe-- and then turns on the lights and shows us what was looming above us the whole time.

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Brand: Orion Publishing Group, Limited. Splitfoot is about the divide between the natural and the supernatural, between faith and reason, and in the hands of a storyteller like Hunt—an Orange Prize finalist and a winner of the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” prize—the novel becomes something truly special.

Splitfoot (), a contemporary gothic novel by Samantha Hunt, follows a young girl who unearths long-hidden family secrets when she channels her dead aunt. The book has been praised for its careful plotting and narrative structure, its intelligent characterization, and its atmosphere.

An award-winning novelist, Hunt received the National. Mr. Splitfoot - Ebook written by Samantha Hunt. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Mr.

Splitfoot/5(16). Mr. Splitfoot (Book): Hunt, Samantha: "A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning.

Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their siblings, they channel the dead. MR. SPLITFOOT by Nat’s “ability” to talk to the dead catches the attention of Mr. Bell, a con man, who convinces them to take their show on the road.

A strange man offers to buy Ruth from her fanatical foster father, but Ruth gets Mr. Bell to marry her instead, creating a series of fraught and unsettling triangular relationships.Ruth and Nat are orphans, packed into a house full of abandoned children run by a religious fanatic. To entertain their siblings, they channel the dead.

Decades later, Ruth’s niece, Cora, finds herself accidentally pregnant. After years of absence, Aunt Ruth appears, mute and full of intention. She is on a mysterious mission, leading Cora on an odyssey across the entire state .“Mr.

Splitfoot is lyrical, echoing, deeply strange, with a quality of sustained hallucination. It is the best book on communicating with the dead since William Lindsay Gresham's Nightmare Alley, but it swaps out that novel’s cynicism for a more life-affirming sense of uncertainty.”—Luc Sante, author of Low Life and many others.