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The Life of the World to Come

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Leo Brice is dead, in a sense (not the traditional one). When the neurotic law student meets his cosmic match in Fiona Haeberle, an impulsive spirit and burgeoning soap star, all seems well - the two fall fast in love, and spend three years navigating their twenties in wide-eyed wonder. But once the fantastical woman who had defined his future bolts to pursue a fantasy life of her own, Leo is forced to come to terms with a reality that more closely resembles an epilogue than the story he'd hoped it might be. Now a junior death row advocate, Leo immerses himself in the esoteric world of his condemned client, a born-again Georgia inmate named Michael Tiegs. As both men become consumed by the question of an afterlife - and as Leo becomes increasingly confused by his own future and past - Tiegs' fate hangs in the balance. Leaning on his friends and grappling with his memories, Leo must try to save a client who may not want to be saved after all, even as he struggles to confront the prospect of his own mortality.

At once obsessively readable, philosophically probing, and verbally acrobatic, The Life of the World to Come announces Dan Cluchey as a fresh new voice in fiction.

    

"A wonderful gift, an engrossing story as hugely entertaining as it genuinely insightful." - Bradley Somer


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June 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-250-07716-8 / 978-1-250-07716-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Audio Editions

June 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-5113-7119-6 / 978-1-5113-7119-3
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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June 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-5113-7120-X / 978-1-5113-7120-9
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-5113-7116-1 / 978-1-5113-7116-2
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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June 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-5113-7117-X / 978-1-5113-7117-9
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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June 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
ISBN: 1-5113-7118-8 / 978-1-5113-7118-6
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Life of the World to Come: A Novel
Author(s): Dan Cluchey
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA