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Little sister death : a novel


"David Binder is a young, successful writer living in Chicago and suffering from writer's block. He stares at the blank page, and the blank page stares back - until inspiration strikes in the form of a ghost story that captivated him as a child. With his pregnant wife and young daughter in tow, he sets out to explore the myth of Virginia Beale, Faery Queen of the Haunted Dell. But as his investigation takes him deeper and deeper into the legacy of blood and violence that casts its shadow over the old Beale farm, Binder finds himself obsessed with a force that's as wicked as it is seductive. A stirring literary rendition of Tennessee's famed Curse of the Bell Witch, Little Sister Death skillfully toes the line between Southern Gothic and horror, and further cements William Gay's legacy as not only one of the South's finest writers, but among the best that American literature has to offer"--Provided by publisher.

Item Details



  • 9781941088586
  • 1941088589

Edition: Paperback edition.

Publisher, Date: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2016.

Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm


  • PW 07/27/2015.
  • Kirkus 07/15/2015.

LCCN: 2016012147

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