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Dancing on Glass

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Affords Bader his last hope for human contact and redemption Psychologically uncompromising and emotionally gripping Dancing on Glass is a bold novel that sweeps the reader along from its unforgettable opening scene to its climactic ending A brilliant evocation of the passion and violence that lurk beneath the surface of small town life it marks a significant step forward in the career of a writer whose fiction has already been hailed as masterly I was not sure what to think about my first gothic novel The title of this book has significant meaning in the opening scene where a wife commits suicide by falling through a skylight Her death marks one of many tragedies that hurt the Craig and Von Vechten names Bader Von Vechten's marriage to Katherine Craig had appeared to bridge the gap between two families but it's soon destroyed when Bader has sex with a 15 year old boy This book is hard to follow at times it changes narrative constantly moves over a 25 year time frame and has many characters most of whom aren't very interesting or likable Yet the author draws you right into the story regardless of the book's flaws I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness uncompromising and emotionally gripping Dancing on Glass is a bold novel that sweeps the reader along from its The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness unforgettable opening scene to its climactic ending A brilliant evocation of the passion and violence that lurk beneath the surface of small town life it marks a significant step forward in the career of a writer whose fiction has already been hailed as masterly I was not sure what to think about my first gothic novel The title of this book has significant meaning in the opening scene where a wife commits suicide by falling through a skylight Her death marks one of many tragedies that hurt the Craig and Von Vechten names Bader Von Vechten's marriage to Katherine Craig had appeared to bridge the gap between two families but it's soon destroyed when Bader has sex with a 15 year old boy This book is hard to follow at times it changes narrative constantly moves over a 25 year time frame and has many characters most of whom aren't very interesting or likable Yet the author draws you right into the story regardless of the book's flaws I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review

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A startling tale of illicit passion transgression and retribution set in the very heart of middle America A deeply chilling disturbing beautifully written novel Shocking stunningly written Faulkner himself would have admired and respected DANCING ON GLASS Its events should linger in the reader's mind long after it has been read –Los Angeles Daily News Bader Von Vechten's marriage to Katherine Craig unites the leading families of Linwood Iowa and The opening image of this novel stuck with me a long time The Kirkus Review of this was not kind and called it cliche but I was enthralled by the book when I read it in 1997 and enjoyed the author's obvious love for language Dahlia Black: A Novel unites the leading families of Linwood Iowa and The opening image of this novel stuck with me a long time The Kirkus Review of this was not kind and called it cliche but I was enthralled by the book when I read it in 1997 and enjoyed the author's obvious love for language

Susan Taylor Chehak ½ 6 review

Promises to heal the wounds of three generations But when Bader commences a love affair with a beautiful young man Katherine is goaded to the desperate act that will change their lives irrevocably setting in motion the series of tragic events that will play themselves out over two generations Only twenty five years later in the wake of death murder and disgrace can Bader changed almost beyond recognition return to Linwood There a chance encounter 35 Dark gothic and set in Iowa Chehak's writing is dense with description A sad look at those who cannot escape their families histories