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Year of the Songbird Paperback – February 14, 2013
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"Neverworld Wake" by Marisha Pessl
Read the absorbing new psychological suspense thriller from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Marisha Pessl. Learn more
About the Author
Bryan Caron is a multi-talented, award-winning artist with works in several mediums, including print, film and design. After acquiring a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and an associate’s degree in computer graphic design, Bryan studied filmmaking and film editing while working at a performing arts studio in San Diego, California. He took this knowledge to write, direct and edit films under his banner, Divine Trinity Films. Soon after, he would team up with the Fallbrook Film Factory, a non-profit film consortium, to continue his growth in the areas of writing, directing and editing, all the while fleshing out his talents in fiction writing and working as a graphic designer. His works as writer and director include the short films "My Necklace, Myself" (Best Screenplay, Short Film, 2009 Treasure Coast International Film Festival) and "12," the feature film "Secrets of the Desert Nymph," and the commercial "Charlie’s Ticket," which ran on dozens of television stations and in movie theaters in San Diego County to advertise the Fallbrook International Film Festival. Works as editor include the short film "Puzzle Box" and "No Books," the first of several episodes he has edited for the online sketch-series, "Treelore Theatre." Bryan currently resides in Riverside County. www.divinetrinityfilms.com
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The bleak world created by Bryan Caron is amazing and scary. Set after World War III, religious fervor and racism are rampant. People do whatever they can to get by, often at the expense of others.
Madeline is a young girl made curious to know of the outside world and thus starts her adventures away from the only home she ever knew. In doing so, she encounters a dark world she never understood before. She grows in knowledge and learns what the real world is like as she tries to survive.
The language of this book is wonderful. I was captivated by the words. I'll be honest, at first it was a put-off but as I continued to read, I understood Madeline through her eloquence. Her vocabulary stood in stark contrast with most everyone else she meets and it's this dichotomy of language that helps her stand out as a character.
I loved this book. Well done!