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The library at Mount Char

by Scott Hawkins

  • 18 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Crown .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries,
  • Magic,
  • Secrets,
  • Gods and goddesses,
  • Orphans,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After she and a dozen other children found them being raised by "Father," a cruel man with mysterious powers, Carolyn and her "siblings" begin to think he might be God. When Father disappears, they square off against each other to determine who will inherit his library, which may hold the power to all Creation. As Carolyn gathers the tools she needs for the battle to come she has a play. The only trouble is that in the war to make a new God, she"s forgotten to protect the things that make her human ...

    Edition Notes

    StatementScott Hawkins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.A893464 L53 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 pages
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26423948M
    ISBN 100553418629
    ISBN 109780553418620
    OCLC/WorldCa944534906

    There isn't a single dull moment in this book. From epic lion battles, to savage dogs, to zombies and psychotic characters, The Library at Mount Char offers everything. It's compelling. Despite its horrific moments, it's incredibly compelling, and I couldn't put it down. Hawkins didn't just write a unique book, he's also got an unique voice/5(). The Library at Mount Char NPR coverage of The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

      RATING: ☆★☆★☆ The Library at Mount Char is a novel where you must not wish to arrive, but which you may approach stealthily, sideways. Yet even then, it comes rushing towards you like an oncoming train, unstoppable. The novel begins, and it’s . The Library At Mount Char The Library At Mount Char Pdf Char Broil Grill Char Broil Commercial Series Carl Grant: The Future Of Library Systems: Library Services Platforms Library As Place And Student Use Of A University Library Mount Sermon On The Mount Mount Misery Shem Mount Mount Shasta Cae & Semi Mount Plow Mount Misery Shem Just Wireless Fm Transmitter Vent .

      A combination of horror and contemporary fantasy, The Library at Mount Char is full of varied and interesting characters, with a Buddhist burglar-turned-plumber, war heroes and murderers in tutus all making appearances. In his first novel, Atlanta software engineer Scott Hawkins shows an obvious mastery of the language and an ability to keep. The Library at Mount Char (Hardcover) By Scott Hawkins. Crown Publishing Group (NY), , pp. Publication Date: J Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (6/15/) CD-Audio (6/16/) Paperback (3/15/) List Price: * * .


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The Library at Mount Char is funny, bizarre, moving, frightening, and surreal. The most original work I've read in ages."—Walter Jon Williams, New York Times bestselling author of Destiny’s Way and This is Not a Game. About the Author. SCOTT HAWKINS works as a software engineer for Intel.

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As events speed up, bigger questions get asked. I really was engaged with this aspect of the book, that it started as sort of a microcosm of Carolyn's character, and ended up speculating on much grander themes.

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The plot never flags, and it's never predictable. Hawkins has created a fascinating, unusual world in which ordinary people can learn /5(23). About The Library at Mount Char “Wholly original the work of the newest major talent in fantasy.”—The Wall Street Journal “Freakishly compelling through heart-thumping acts of violence and laugh-out-loud moments, this book practically dares you to keep reading.”—Atlanta Magazine A missing God.

A library with the secrets to the universe. The Library at Mount Char Written by: Scott Hawkins | Narrated by: Hillary Huber “Full of dark mystery and genuine beauty” (New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey): Caroline and her adopted siblings suspect that Father, their cruel guardian, holds a tremendous secret.

In “The Library at Mount Char,” author Scott Hawkins creates an engrossing fantasy world full of supernatural beings and gruesome consequences, but struggles when trying to interweave it with Author: Michael Patrick Brady. [The Library at Mount Char is] marked by a deadpan, darkly playful sense of humor, with a quirky cast of characters including a Buddhist burglar-turned-plumber, a lion named Naga, a war hero who insists on being called Erwin, and the most terrifying killer ever to don a tutu.

Populated by an unforgettable cast of characters and propelled by a plot that will shock you again and again, The Library at Mount Char is at once horrifying and hilarious, mind-blowingly alien and heartbreakingly human, sweepingly visionary and nail-bitingly thrilling—and signals the arrival of a major new voice in fantasy.

After she and a dozen other children found them being raised by "Father," a cruel man with mysterious powers, Carolyn and her "siblings" begin to think he might be God. When Father disappears, they square off against each other to determine who will inherit his library, which may hold the power to all Creation.

As Carolyn gathers the tools she needs for the battle to come she has a plaN. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR by subdivision was destroyed and the man she now calls Father took her and 11 other children to study in his very unusual Library.

Carolyn studied languages—and not only human ones. The Library At Mount Char. New York: Crown Publishers. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Hawkins, Scott, The Library At Mount Char.

New York: Crown Publishers, MLA Citation (style guide) Hawkins, Scott. The Library At Mount Char. First Book Edition: First Edition. Populated by an unforgettable cast of characters and propelled by a plot that will shock you again and again, The Library at Mount Char is at once horrifying and hilarious, mind-blowingly alien and heartbreakingly human, sweepingly visionary and nail-bitingly thrilling--and signals the arrival of a major new voice in fantasy.

Scott Hawkins's ambitious and perplexing debut, The Library at Mount Char, sits somewhere on the border of thriller and speculative fiction. Book Summary. Populated by an unforgettable cast of characters and propelled by a plot that will shock you again and again, The Library at Mount Char is at once horrifying and hilarious, mind-blowingly alien and heartbreakingly human, sweepingly visionary and nail-bitingly thrilling.

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