By Victor Lodato
"On each web page Lodato's prose sings with a robust, openhearted wit, making Edgar & Lucy a delight to read...Lodato retains us in his thrall simply because his grip at the tiller remains reassuringly company. let alone the assisting solid he is collected, a bunch so eclectic and beguiling that a lot of them may perhaps hold a whole novel in their personal. A riveting and exuberant ride." - Cynthia D'Aprix-Sweeney, The big apple occasions ebook Review
"Wonder-filled and magisterial...Lodato's ability as a poet manifests itself on each web page, delighting with such stylish similes and incisive descriptions…His ability as a playwright shines in every bit of dialogue…And his ability as a fiction author monitors itself in his virtuoso command of viewpoint. The publication pushes the limits of beauty." - Chicago Tribune
"Edgar isn't the same as different boys and Lucy isn't the same as different mothers, yet grandma Florence retains them tied to truth. after which their lives take a pointy turn...This otherworldly tale will hang-out you." - People Magazine
"A stunningly rendered novel" - Entertainment Weekly
"A quirky coming-of-age novel that deepens into whatever darkish and unusual with no wasting its heart or its sense of wonder." ? Tom Perrotta, bestselling writer of The Leftovers
Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece?a wonderful exam of kin love and betrayal.
Eight-year-old Edgar Fini recalls not anything of the twist of fate humans nonetheless whisper approximately. He simply understands that his father is long past, his mom has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. whilst Edgar meets a guy along with his personal tragic tale, the boy starts a trip right into a mystery barren region the place not anything is clear?not even the road among the dwelling and the useless. to be able to shop her son, Lucy has no selection yet to confront the demons of her past.
Profound, surprising, and gorgeous, Edgar and Lucy is an exhilarating event and the unlikeliest of affection stories.
"This story steadily exerts a fiendish grip at the reader." ? Helen Simonson, writer of Major Pettigrew's final Stand
"I tore throughout the luminous pages of Edgar and Lucy as though possessed…What this ebook has to assert approximately love and fact will stick with me for a truly, very lengthy time." ? Sophie McManus, writer of The Unfortunates
"I love this book. Profoundly non secular and hilariously specific...an strange and intimate epic that manages to trap the sweetness and terror of either baby and parenthood with an uncanny clarity." ? Lena Dunham, bestselling writer of Not that sort of Girl
"Victor Lodato can be our bard of the disappointment, humor, and confusion of loss. He senses the absurdities and elation of mourning and youth with a capacious precision that brings to brain J.D. Salinger, Lorrie Moore, Karen Russell, even James Joyce. Edgar and Lucy will make you are feeling stuff you have not felt in ages." ? Daniel Torday, writer of The final Flight of Poxl West
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Edgar and Lucy: A Novel by Victor Lodato