The Book Of Lost Things, John Connolly
John Connolly

The Book Of Lost Things

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New York Times bestselling author John Connolly’s unique imagination takes readers through the end of innocence into adulthood and beyond in this dark and triumphantly creative novel of grief and loss, loyalty and love, and the redemptive power of stories.

High in his attic bedroom, twelve-year-old David mourns the death of his mother. He is angry and alone, with only the books on his shelf for company. But those books have begun to whisper to him in the darkness, and as he takes refuge in his imagination, he finds that reality and fantasy have begun to meld. While his family falls apart around him, David is violently propelled into a land that is a strange reflection of his own world, populated by heroes and monsters, and ruled over by a faded king who keeps his secrets in a mysterious book … The Book of Lost Things.

An imaginative tribute to the journey we must all make through the loss of innocence into adulthood, John Connolly’s latest novel is a book for every adult who can recall the moment when childhood began to fade, and for every adult about to face that moment. The Book of Lost Things is a story of hope for all who have lost, and for all who have yet to lose. It is an exhilarating tale that reminds us of the enduring power of stories in our lives.
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asasiprshared an impression2 years ago
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Wow, it's so gore in some parts. I won't say that this book is heartwarming, however, there's relatable things that this book offers. I love the way it's written. It portrays a misery of real life events.

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Cats, meanwhile, were very good at pretending people didn’t exist at all when it suited them, but that was another matter entirely.
asasipr
asasiprhas quoted2 years ago
This new world was too painful to cope with. He had tried so hard. He had kept to his routines. He had counted so carefully. He had abided by the rules, but life had cheated. This world was not like the world of his stories.
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Rini Anisa NurFazrinhas quoted3 years ago
Everything you can imagine is real.
—PABLO PICASSO (1881–1973)
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