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|Read Ebook Å A Blessed Snarl ¾ Patrick Wiseman moved his wife and son back to Newfoundland to start a new Pentecostal church, but when his wife Anne leaves him for a man she meets on Facebook and his son Hab moves in with his girlfriend Natalie a burgeoning alcoholic with a fiery past Patrick takes a suicidal leap of faith that brings him face to face with his estranged father Des, a Catholic mystic who might be covering up an old crime While Patrick wrestles to come to terms with his failed marriage, Hab struggles to hang on to his tenuous relationship with Natalie But when a woman is almost burned alive in a nearby house fire and a neighborhood drunk is beaten within an inch of life, Hab begins to wonder if Natalie and her housemate Gerry know than they let on This atmospheric novel set in Newfoundland features a cast of utterly believable, if often depressing, characters fumbling through their world, hoping to understand and be understood just a little By the end of the story, many questions remain unanswered, and there s a whole lot of violence and desperationI think of Russell Banks immediately, especially something CONTINENTAL DRIFT or THE SWEET HEREAFTER.I will be following Sam Martin s work very carefully He s a fiction writer of tremendous This atmospheric novel set in Newfoundland features a cast of utterly believable, if often depressing, characters fumbling through their world, hoping to understand and be understood just a little By the end of the story, many questions remain unanswered, and there s a whole lot of violence and desperationI think of Russell Banks immediately, especially something CONTINENTAL DRIFT or THE SWEET HEREAFTER.I will be following Sam Martin s work very carefully He s a fiction writer of tremendous skill, crafting some of the most stunning sentences and images I ve come across in a long while We d do well to pay attention here south of the border This guy could easily drop something huge on us in the next decade I hope he does This book was darker than I expected but I liked the brokenness of the characters they seemed real Many of the descriptions took me to Newfoundland, a place I have never been I look forward tofrom this new author A haunting work that still burns in the mind once finished.