Edgar and Lucy by by Victor Lodato: Summary and reviewsEdgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece—a stunning examination of family love and betrayal. Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear—not even the line between the living and the dead. In order to save her son, Lucy has no choice but to confront the demons of her past. Profound, shocking, and beautiful, Edgar and Lucy is a thrilling adventure and the unlikeliest of love stories.
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EDGAR AND LUCY
In the face of various betrayals and losses, in Lodato's astute distincti. With his eight years and innocent fear and weakness. View all 13 comments. We meet Edgar 8 yrs old and his mother Lucy!Victor Lodato is a beautiful, poetic writer. Celebrating 25 Years. I see this bond of kindness and love between them and their grandmother and I realize how special and nurturing that is. Lodato creates a lot of tension in the way that he makes his characters refuse to accept what they need - Lucy responds to affection with aggression, I need to admire a book that pulls so much emotion out of me as I'm reading; even negative emotio?
He throws in some tinges of surreality that worked really well. Apr 19, Marialyce rated it it was ok. For the entire book xnd point of view seemed to be from a 3rd omniscient and then in the last 10 pages, it changed to 1st Edgar. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Edgar and Lucy: A Novel and millions of other books are available for instant access. Edgar and Lucy: A Novel Hardcover – March 7, VICTOR LODATO is a playwright and the author of the novel Mathilda Savitch, winner of the PEN Center USA Award for fiction.
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The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Lodato, Victor. Edgar and Lucy. Harper Collins, This novel is classified in the romance section, but it is an untraditional story centered on the many types of love one can feel and how each form of romance can rebuild or destroy the people who experience it. Author Victor Lodato presents readers with an eight-year-old protagonist named Edgar.
The writing so beautiful! View all 16 comments. I loved all the characters and didn't want to let them go. Heck, you may even cry. Lodato keeps us in his thrall because his grip on the tiller stays reassuringly firm.
By Victor Lodato. Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece a stunning examination of family love and betrayal. Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still whisper about. He only knows that his father is gone, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear, not even the line between the living and the dead.
Reading Group Guide. Edgar lives with his grandmother Florence and his mother Lucy. Lucy loved Frank with a deep and passionate love, but she was unable to save Frank from his lunacy. Is she doing the best she can.
Conrad bequeathed the cabin to Edgar, they remain indelibly human. Other editions? You will definitely fall in love with Jack, and he returns there in his old age. Even as they frequently commit foolish or terrible acts, the dog- I most certainly did.