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The devil all the time

"In the backwoods of Ohio, Willard Russell's wife is at death's door, no matter how much he drinks, prays, or sacrifices animals at his "prayer log." Meanwhile, his son Arvin is growing up, form a kid bullied at school into a man who knows when to take action. Around them swirl a nefarious cast of characters--a demented team of serial killers, a spider-eating preacher, and a corrupt local sheriff--all braided into a riveting narrative of the grittiest American grain."--Publisher description.

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  • ""In the backwoods of Ohio, Willard Russell's wife is at death's door, no matter how much he drinks, prays, or sacrifices animals at his "prayer log." Meanwhile, his son Arvin is growing up, form a kid bullied at school into a man who knows when to take action. Around them swirl a nefarious cast of characters--a demented team of serial killers, a spider-eating preacher, and a corrupt local sheriff--all braided into a riveting narrative of the grittiest American grain."--Publisher description."@en
  • "Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband and wife team of serial killers, trawl America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. The spider handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso guitar playing sidekick are running from the law."
  • "In de jaren na de Tweede Wereldoorlog weigeren diverse personen in de provincie zich aan de burgerlijke samenleving aan te passen."
  • ""Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There's Willard Russell, tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his prayer log. There's Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There's the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right"--Jacket."
  • "Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, after the Second World War up to the 1960s, THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME follows the lives of a bizarre cast of characters. There's Willard Russell, who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from a slow death by cancer, no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his 'prayer log'. There's Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who trawl America's highways, searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. And, running from the law, there's the spider-handling preacher, Roy, and his crippled virtuoso-guitar playing sidekick. Then there's Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right."
  • "From the acclaimed author of Knockemstiff'called "powerful, remarkable, exceptional" by the Los Angeles Times'comes a dark and riveting vision of America that delivers literary excitement in the highest degree. In The Devil All the Time, Donald Ray Pollock has written a novel that marries the twisted intensity of Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers with the religious and Gothic overtones of Flannery O'Connor at her most haunting. Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There's Willard Russell, tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his "prayer log." There's Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There's the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right. Donald Ray Pollock braids his plotlines into a taut narrative that will leave readers astonished and deeply moved. With his first novel, he proves himself a master storyteller in the grittiest and most uncompromising American grain."@en
  • ""The Devil All the Time" is a hauntingly intense portrait of America and a shattering vision of violence and redemption. Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, it follows a cast of riveting and bizarre characters from the end of the Second World War to the 1960s. Willard Russell is a tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from a slow death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his 'prayer log'. Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, trawl America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. The spider-handling preacher Roy, and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, are running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right."@en
  • ""Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. There's Willard Russell, tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific, who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his "prayer log". There's Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, who troll America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. There's the spider-handling preacher Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right"--Jacket."

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  • "Large type books."
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  • "Ausgabe."
  • "Fiction."
  • "Fiction."@en
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Fiction"
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  • "Suspense fiction"@en
  • "Suspense fiction."@en
  • "Suspense fiction."
  • "Historical fiction."

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  • "The devil all the time : a novel."
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  • "The devil all the time : a novel /"
  • "The devil all the time : a novel"
  • "The devil all the time a novel /"