The Job of the Wasp by Colin Winnette audiobook

The Job of the Wasp

By Colin Winnette
Read by Will Ropp

Brilliance Audio 9781593766801
5.69 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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A new arrival at an isolated school for orphaned boys quickly comes to realize there is something wrong with his new home. He hears chilling whispers in the night, his troubled classmates are violent and hostile, and the headmaster sends cryptic messages, begging his new charge to confess. As the new boy learns to survive on the edges of this impolite society, he starts to unravel a mystery at the school’s dark heart. And that’s when the corpses start turning up. A coming-of-age tale, a Gothic ghost story, and a murder mystery all in one, The Job of the Wasp is a bloodcurdling and brilliantly subversive novel about paranoia, love, and the nightmare of adolescence.

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Summary

A new arrival at an isolated school for orphaned boys quickly comes to realize there is something wrong with his new home. He hears chilling whispers in the night, his troubled classmates are violent and hostile, and the headmaster sends cryptic messages, begging his new charge to confess. As the new boy learns to survive on the edges of this impolite society, he starts to unravel a mystery at the school’s dark heart. And that’s when the corpses start turning up.

A coming-of-age tale, a Gothic ghost story, and a murder mystery all in one, The Job of the Wasp is a bloodcurdling and brilliantly subversive novel about paranoia, love, and the nightmare of adolescence.

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Editorial Reviews

“A witty and grisly gothic unlike anything I’ve ever read. You should absolutely [listen to] this.” Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble

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Author Bio: Colin Winnette

Author Bio: Colin Winnette Colin Winnette is the author of five books, including the SPD-bestseller Coyote (Les Figues) and Haints Stay (Two Dollar Radio). He was the winner of Les Figues Press’ 2014 NOS Book Contest, as well as a finalist for Gulf Coast Magazine’s Donald Barthelme Prize for Short Prose and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Award. His writing has appeared in Lucky Peach, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, The American Reader, and numerous other publications and anthologies. He worked as a bookseller for most of his adult life, in Texas, New York, Vermont, and California. He lives San Francisco. More information can be found online at www.ColinWinnette.net.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Horror
Runtime: 5.69
Audience: Adult
Language: English