Электронная книга "Word Made Flesh", Jack O'Connell Jack O’Connell (b. 1959) is the author of five critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling crime novels.
Электронная книга "Word Made Flesh", Jack O'Connell. Эту книгу можно прочитать в Google Play Книгах на компьютере, а также на устройствах Android и iOS. Выделяйте текст, добавляйте закладки и делайте заметки, скачав книгу "Word Made Flesh" для чтения в офлайн-режиме. Jack O’Connell (b. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, O’Connell’s earliest reading was the dime novel paperbacks and pulp fiction sold in his corner drug store, whose hard-boiled attitude he carried over to his own writing.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Joe Gilrein, an ex-cop turned taxi driver, must battle a twisted cast of criminals to investigate and avenge the death of his wife.
An ex-cop gets sucked back into an evil world he thought he’d left behind Vealshank Tani’s life ends in an abandoned train station. The killers don’t just torture Tani, they skin him and hang him from a steal beam as a treat for the carrion eaters. This grisly scene wouldn’t matter to Gilrein, a cabbie who knows to mind his own business, except that he spent the evening as Tani’s chauffeur. Whether he knows anything or not, his life is now a liability to August Kroger, kingpin and rare-book addict-and enemies of Kroger do not live long
Word Made Flesh book.
Word Made Flesh book.
Try to remember, if you can make it out in this light, the color of the masking tape they use to secure the cotton wadding in his mouth.
In that state of innocence, his tongue had gone straight to the quick of the world. His words had not been merely appended to the things he saw, they had revealed their essence, had literally brought them to life. A thing and its name were interchangeable. Try to remember, if you can make it out in this light, the color of the masking tape they use to secure the cotton wadding in his mouth. I have no way of knowing if you are a religious individual. I cannot say that I care either way.
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WORD MADE FLESH is laden with blood, violence, and horror, but the book is about none of these things. Rather, O'Connell is fascinated with the topic academics know as "semiotics": the strange and transformative relationship between an object or idea and the word we use to describe it. The book is full of people who at some level are acting out their frustration at being unable to communicate, unable to make that fundamental connection with another human being
In that state of innocence, his tongue had gone straight to the quick of the world.