New PDF release: The Grip of It: A Novel

By Jac Jemc

ISBN-10: 0374536910

ISBN-13: 9780374536916

ISBN-10: 1538414686

ISBN-13: 9781538414682

Finalist for the Chicago evaluate of Books Fiction Award, Dan Chaon's better of 2017 choose in Publishers Weekly, certainly one of Vol. 1 Brooklyn's top Books of 2017, a BOMB journal "Looking again on 2017: Literature" choose, and one of Vulture's 10 top mystery Books of 2017.

Jac Jemc's The Grip of It is a chilling literary horror novel a few younger couple haunted via their newly bought home

Touring their potential suburban domestic, Julie and James are stopped by way of a noise. Deep and vibrating, like throat making a song. old, husky, and rasping, yet underwater. “That’s simply the home settling,” the genuine property agent assures them with a grin. he's unsuitable.

The move—prompted via James’s penchant for playing and his normal lack of ability to maintain his impulses in check—is speedy and seamless; either Julie and James are satisfied to begin afresh. yet this residence, which sits among a lake and a woodland, has its personal plans for the unsuspecting couple. As Julie and James try and determine a feeling of normalcy, the house and its surrounding terrain turn into the locus of more and more unusual happenings. The framework— claustrophobic, riddled with hidden rooms inside rooms—becomes unrecognizable, decaying sooner than their eyes. Stains are lively at the wall—contracting, expanding—and map themselves onto Julie’s physique within the kind of painful, grisly bruises.

Like the home that torments the bothered married couple residing inside of its partitions, The Grip of It oozes with palpable terror and skin-prickling dread. Its architect, Jac Jemc, meticulously lines Julie and James’s unsettling trip during the depths in their new domestic as they struggle to loose themselves from its crushing grip.

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