The Resurrectionist: [a novel]

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The Resurrectionist is a wild ride into a territory where nothing is as it appears. Part classic noir thriller, part fabulist fable, it is the story of Sweeney and his comatose son, Danny. Hoping for a miracle, Sweeney has brought Danny to the fortresslike Peck Clinic, whose doctors claim to have "resurrected" patients who were similarly lost in the void. but the real cure for his son's condition may lie in Limbo, a comic book world beloved by Danny before he slipped into a coma. O'Connell has crafted a spellbinding novel about stories and what they can do for and to those who create them and those who consume them. About the nature of consciousness and the power of the unknown. And, ultimately, about forgiveness and the depth of our need to extend it and receive it.
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A "demented and deeply enjoyable" tale of a father journeying into a strange world to save his son (Los Angeles Times).

In this fantastic tale that "blends the out-there mysticism of H. P. Lovecraft, the dark corridors and femme fatales of Dashiell Hammett, and the pulpy, lurid qualities of '50s comic books," a man named Sweeney, hoping for a miracle for his comatose son, Danny, journeys to the fortress-like Peck Clinic (Minneapolis Star-Tribune). The doctors there claim to have "resurrected" patients who were similarly lost in the void—but the real cure for his son's condition may lie in Limbo, a comic book world beloved by Danny.

Nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award, this spellbinding novel about stories and what they can do for—and to—those who create and consume them is "a wild, surreal and thought-provoking ride" that explores the power of the unknown, the need for forgiveness, and the nature of consciousness itself (San Francisco Chronicle).

"A genre-busting novel . . . Strange, gripping, [and] possessed of a whole lot of vision." —The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"To call Jack O'Connell's novels imaginative, or even original, doesn't begin to say it." —The New York Times Book Review

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