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By Sarah Perry

Longlisted for the father or mother First booklet Award

Winner of the East Anglian e-book of the yr Award 2014

One sizzling summer's day, John Cole comes to a decision to go away his lifestyles in the back of.

He shuts up the bookstall not anyone ever involves and drives out of London. whilst his vehicle breaks down and he turns into misplaced on an remoted highway, he is going trying to find aid, and stumbles into the grounds of a grand yet dilapidated condominium.

Its citizens welcome him with open palms - yet there's extra to this unusual neighborhood than meets the attention. all of them understand him through identify, they've ready a room for him, and declare to were watching for him all alongside.

As nights and days go John unearths himself drawn right into a baffling menagerie. there's Hester, their matriarchal, controlling host; Alex and Claire, siblings packed with child-like ask yourself and delusions; the mercurial Eve; Elijah - a faithless former preacher haunted by way of the Bible; and chain-smoking Walker, wreathed in smoke and hostility. who're those humans? And what do they intend for John?

Elegant, lightly sinister and psychologically advanced, After Me Comes The Flood is a haunting and hypnotic debut novel by way of a super new voice.

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Vous verrez que souvent Rabelais ne fait pas ses recherches luimême et qu'il puise tout simplement ses citations dans les polygraphes anciens ou les humanistes contemporains. S'agit-il de conter l'histoire du fou et du rôtisseur? Il invoque Jo. André, un rescrit papal, le Panormitain, Barbatia et Jason. Il n'oublie que de citer Tiraqueau à qui il a emprunté toutes ses références. Veut-il discuter la légitimité d'un enfant né après la mort du père? Il fait appel à Hippocrate, Pline, Plaute, Varron, Censorinus, Aristote, AuluGelle, mais il ne nous dit pas que c'est ce dernier auteur qui lui a fourni tout son bagage de science.

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