Twilight: A Novel
Suspecting that something is amiss with their fatherís burial, teenager Kenneth Tyler and his sister Corrie venture to his gravesite and make a horrific discovery: their father, a whiskey bootlegger, was not actually buried in the casket they bought for him. Worse, they learn that the undertaker, Fenton Breece, has been grotesquely manipulating the dead.
Armed with incriminating photographs, Tyler becomes obsessed with bringing the perverse undertaker to justice. But first, he must outrun Granville Sutter, a local strongman and convicted murderer hired by Fenton to destroy the evidence. With his poetic, haunting prose, William Gay rewrites the rules of the gothic fairytale while exploring the classic Southern themes of good and evil.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: TwilightUser Review - Konstantin - Goodreads
A very interesting book about murder, most in cold blood, and the struggle to survive. Tyler is being chased all over his hometown, up mountains and down rivers. A very fast-pace book. It has to do ... Read full review
Review: TwilightUser Review - Scott Ford - Goodreads
Published in 2006, six years before William Gay's death, Twilight chronicles a young man's flight through rural Tennessee as he tries to outrun a psychopathic murderer-for-hire set on his trail by a ... Read full review