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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (485 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jack O'Connell Narrator: Holter Graham Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Gritty noir fiction, mind-bending fantasy, and medical thriller combine in a new novel by an author dubbed the “cyberpunk Dashiell Hammett.”

Sweeney is a druggist by trade; Danny, his son, is in a persistent coma, the victim of an accident. Hoping for a miracle, they have come to the Peck Clinic, a fortress-like haven in a post-industrial city overrun by gangs. Doctors there claim to have resurrected two patients who were similarly lost in the void.

Gradually, Sweeney realizes that the cure for his son’s condition may lie in “Limbo,” a fantasy comic-book world into which Danny had been drawn at the time of his accident. Plunged into the intrigue that surrounds the clinic, Sweeney searches for answers and instead finds sinister back alleys, brutal dead ends, and terrifying rabbit holes of mystery.

Full of puzzles and surprises, The Resurrectionist is a surreal, gothic meditation on identity, the nature of consciousness, the power of stories, love, mad scientists, circus freaks, and ultimately forgiveness—both giving and receiving.

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Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Scott | 2/19/2014

    " I quit when the mad doctor started talking to his... what was it... a lizard? Internally dishonest, and too fantabulist for my tastes. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Anne Herdman | 2/14/2014

    " I hated this book on a visceral level. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Brent | 2/7/2014

    " The Resurrectionist brims with wildly imaginative elements. And while the story and characters felt unfinished, as though the novel needed one more draft before going to print, I enjoyed O'Connell's ability to play with weirdness, and I will look out for more of his books. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Nick Platt | 1/22/2014

    " When I read the synopsis of this book on the book jacket, I was very intrigued about the book. The story line seemed interesting and creative. I was kind of excited about my find. Within the first few pages I was having to dodge F bombs! I was confused through most of it and REALLY didn't appreciate the foul language that was all throughout. I skimmed through MORE than half the book to get to the end of the book. "

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About the Author
Author Jack O

Jack O’Connell is the author of several acclaimed novels. He has been described as a cyberpunk Dashiell Hammett. His dark, noir-ish crime stories are dragging the crime genre into new realms. He lives in Wooster, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.