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A Children’s Bible by Lydia Millet
A group of families rent a sprawling lakeside mansion for the summer. Contemptuous of their parents’ behavior, the children increasingly avoid them. After a severe storm descends, the children strike out on their own into the chaotic outer world. This prescient, wry, and beautifully written novel captures the terror of living in a world gone amok.
Richard, Breakwater Books, Guilford