Death from the Woods

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2001 - Fiction - 279 pages
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Named Francers"s Best Thriller of the Year, Death from the Woods is a twisted suspense story that introduces readers to one of the most engaging and complex characters in years-Elise Andrioli, a thirty-ish Parisian who becomes the silent witness to a strange little girlrs"s frightening talehellip;"A premise like no other animates this increasingly creepy talehellip;Elise Andrioli [is] quadriplegic, mute, and blindhellip;Left briefly alone in her wheelchair in a suburban park, Elise (who can still hear) becomes the helpless confidante to Virginie, a troubled child who whispers to Elise fragmented information about a still-at-large serial killer of young boyshellip;Elisers"s panicked efforts to communicate what she knows are expertly juxtaposed against taut, suggestive characterizations of acquaintances who variously intrude on, and gradually expand, Elisers"s worldhellip; A beautifully constructed tale that grows scarier by the page."-Kirkus Reviews

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User Review  - cathyskye - LibraryThing

Death From the Woods was named France's Best Thriller of 1997, and the reason for that, without doubt, is the character of Elise Andrioli. Most people upon hearing that the main character is a blind ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maddy - Goodreads

RATING: None given WHY: As a result of being near a car bombing in which her fiancÚ was killed, Elise Andrioli is now a quadriplegic, mute and blind--but she can hear. While out with her caretaker ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Aubert is widely considered to be France's most talented female thriller writer.

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