Tom Perrotta

The Leftovers

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From the author of ‘Little Children’ and now a major new TV series, ‘The Leftovers’ asks what if one day some of us simply vanished? And some were left behind?
Following the sudden disappearance of thousands of citizens, Kevin Garvey, Mapleton’s new mayor, wants to bring a sense of hope to his traumatised community, but his family has fallen apart in the wake of disaster. Kevin’s wife has joined a homegrown cult, and his son is a disciple of the prophet Holy Wayne. Only Jill, Kevin’s daughter, remains, and she’s no longer the sweet student she once was.
Written with a rare ability to illuminate our everyday struggles, ‘The Leftovers’ is a startling novel about love, connection and loss.
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388 printed pages

Impressions

    b7499356281shared an impression9 months ago
    👍Worth reading
    🚀Unputdownable

    souhailchadinishared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Bettina Ingeborg Bachshared an impression4 years ago
    💩Utter Crap
    🙈Lost On Me
    💤Borrrriiinnng!

Quotes

    souhailchadinihas quoted3 years ago
    the basement storage area for things you couldn’t bear to think about—the same place you hid the knowledge that you were going to die, so you could live your life without being depressed every minute of every day.
    Dmitry Naumenkohas quoted6 years ago
    I’ve matured. I have a much higher tolerance for boredom.
    Dmitry Naumenkohas quoted6 years ago
    I’m just making conversation. You don’t have to get all huffy about it.”

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