The Open Curtain

The Open Curtain

A Novel

Paperback - 2016
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"There is not a more intense, prolific, or apocalyptic writer of fiction in America than Brian Evenson."--George Saunders

"A contemporary gothic tale about the apocalyptic connection between religion and violence."-- Publishers Weekly

When Rudd, a troubled teenager, embarks on a school research project, he runs across the secret Mormon ritual of blood sacrifice, and its role in a 1902 murder committed by the grandson of Brigham Young. Along with his newly discovered half-brother, Rudd becomes swept up in the psychological and atavistic effects of this violent, antique ritual.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781566894173
1566894174
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: xi, 240 pages ; 21 cm

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