• by William Gay
  • Narrated by T. Ryder Smith
  • 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Kenneth and Corrie Tyler become suspicious of the town undertaker, they attempt to discover the truth. But what they find is far worse than they had feared.In his third novel, award-winning author William Gay is sure to astound listeners with his dark themes and memorable characters.


What the Critics Say

"Gay successfully uses [the Southern Gothic] form's ability to unsettle readers, forcing them to see anew darker aspects of humanity." (Washington Post Book World)


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Customer Reviews

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couldn't stop listening

If Mark Twain was a dark soul this would be his style. I loved this story from beginning to end and could not let it go... The narrator is superior in defining each character with his/her own personality down to specific cadences and inflections, what you always hope for, but almost never get. The story is a veritable depiction of the parts detailed and makes you believe they must be real people. If you love a thriller where the good and bad guys are equally dynamic this is it.
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- anne

Good Book - Good Narrator

This book is good. Not great but good. Enjoyed the last section of the book the most - a long, sometimes too long, chase scene between two main characters. The beginning has some perverse story line in it. The narrator does a good job.
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- Diane

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-04-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books