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This is more than just a mere horror novel. This is outstanding literature. A Choir of Ill Children is the type of book one will want to read again and again, as there is more to be extracted from it's pages with each reading. Pick this one up, you won't regret it!5/5(5). About A Choir of Ill Children. This lyrical tale of evil, loss, and redemption is a stunning addition to the Southern gothic tradition of Flannery O’Connor and Harry Crews. A Choir of Ill Children is the startling story of Kingdom Come, a decaying, swamp backwater that draws the lost, ill-fated, and damned. Choir of Ill Children, A (Book) One can never escape the evil of one’s past — nor one’s family’s past — in this haunting Southern Gothic novel by Tom Piccirilli. Kingdom Come is a tiny swampland. A Choir of Ill Children is the startling story of Kingdom Come, a decaying, swamp backwater that draws the lost, ill-fated, and damned. Since his mother’s disappearance and his father’s suicide, Thomas has cared for his three brothers—conjoined triplets with separate bodies but one shared brain—and the town’s only industry, the Mill.
A CHOIR OF ILL CHILDREN. by Tom Piccirilli. BUY NOW FROM Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 15th, More Mystery Thriller > MORE BY TOM PICCIRILLI. our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email : Tom Piccirilli. In any case, I love me some Southern Gothic, and Tom Piccirilli has delivered up an extra-large serving of it with A Choir of Ill Children. Ostensibly, the narrator of the story, Tom, is also the main character, but it’s the town of Kingdom Come that really stays front and center throughout this book. ― Tom Piccirilli, quote from A Choir of Ill Children “It will finish badly when she dries out, I suppose, and probably end with madness, but almost everything does.” . The main character in CHOIR OF ILL CHILDREN is the town of Kingdoms Come; a place that represents all the depravities that mankind is known to have accumulated as if Pandora opened the box here. Tom Piccirilli's dark gothic is frightening because it vividly exposes a way of life most people find abhorrent.
A Choir of Ill Children is the startling story of Kingdom Come, a decaying, swamp backwater that draws the lost, ill-fated, and damned. Since his mother's disappearance and his father's suicide, Thomas has cared for his three brothers--conjoined triplets with separate bodies but one shared brain--and the town's only industry, the Mill. "A Choir of Ill Children" tells the story of Kingdom Come - a decaying, lust-filled swampy backwater of a southern town. Piccirilli's lyrical, atmospheric tale of murder and redemption is a startling, breakout novel in the southern gothic tradition pioneered by 4/5(44). Get this from a library! A choir of ill children. [Tom Piccirilli] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Night Shade Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. "A Choir of Ill Children" is a modern day masterpiece of literature. Nothing can describe what it is like to read this book and enter the murky little town that the author has built for you. We follow the most important (?) man in the town as he goes about his business and beyond that I dare not spoil anything other than that this is true literature.4/5(46).