The Returned book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jacob was time out of sync, time more perfect than it had been. He. Publisher, Mira Books. Publication date. August 27, Media type, Print ( hardback & paperback). Pages, ISBN · The Returned is a novel written by American author Jason Mott. It is centered on the. "The Returned transforms a brilliant premise into an extraordinary and beautifully realized novel. My spine is still shivering from the memory of this haunting story.
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The Returned [Jason Mott, Tom Stechschulte] on ruthenpress.info The Returned and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook. In this thrilling dystopian novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Returned, the world is at war and two siblings are forced on the run. Summary and reviews of The Returned by Jason Mott, plus links to a book excerpt from The Returned and author biography of Jason Mott.
The Wilsons manage to escape, but Lucille dies trying to protect Jacob. Fred nearly kills Jacob and Harold, but is moved to sympathy after Jacob states that he doesn't know the reason why he returned instead of his wife.
After the fire Harold rebuilds the house, but Jacob has grown quiet and withdrawn, spending his days at Lucille's grave. Bellamy occasionally visits them and on one visit informs them that the Returned are slowly vanishing.
Harold finds a letter left by Lucille wherein she admits that she's always known that Returned Jacob wasn't their son, but advises Harold to love Jacob and let them go, as this is the proper order of things. As he goes outside, Harold finds that Jacob has vanished and realizes that while Lucille never believed that the Returned Jacob was her son, Harold always knew.
Reception[ edit ] The novel received positive reviews. Kirkus Reviews stated, "Poet and debut author Mott has written a breathtaking novel that navigates emotional minefields with realism and grace. But Mott turns phrases with poetic grace The crowd parted like heavy batter , and it's in the quieter moments that The Returned pulses with life.
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Reader Reviews Meredith k Gone but not forgotten This is definitely a "thinking" persons book. It brings faith,death and anarchy to the front lines.
It makes you look at yourself and life in a new way.
One of the best books I've read in a long time. Diane S.
The Returned This book is being heavily promoted and is now in production for a television series. It is a book that raises so many questions.
The dead start appearing, not a vampire or Zombie in the bunch, thank you Jason Mott an eight year old boy who drowned