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Ghost Lights

A Novel
Millet, Lydia, 1968- (Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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Hal is a mild-mannered IRS bureaucrat who suspects that his wife is cheating with her younger, more virile coworker. At a drunken dinner party, Hal volunteers to fly to Belize in search of Susan's employer, T.--the protagonist of Lydia Millet's novel How the Dead Dream--who has vanished in a tropical jungle, initiating a darkly humorous descent into strange and unpredictable terrain.
Authors: Millet, Lydia, 1968-
Statement of Responsibility: Lydia Millet
Title: Ghost lights
a novel
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 255 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary: Hal is a mild-mannered IRS bureaucrat who suspects that his wife is cheating with her younger, more virile coworker. At a drunken dinner party, Hal volunteers to fly to Belize in search of Susan's employer, T.--the protagonist of Lydia Millet's novel How the Dead Dream--who has vanished in a tropical jungle, initiating a darkly humorous descent into strange and unpredictable terrain.
Subject Headings: Man-woman relationships Fiction
Genre/Form: Black humor (Literature)
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
LCCN: 2011026502
ISBN: 9780393081718
0393081710
Branch Call Number: FIC M
Research Call Number: JFD 12-5526
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Jan 27, 2014
  • empbee rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

The ending made it less predictable. Good read.

Oh my! I had no idea the T of How the Dead Dream was the same man as in Ghost Lights. But I thought T died in How the Dead Dream! And I also read Ghost Lights first, which didn't help. Wow.

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