(From the publisher):
This is the story of John Devine ó stuck in a small town in the eerie landscape of Southeast Ireland, worried over by his single, chain-smoking, bible-quoting mother, Lily, and spied on by the "neighborly" Mrs. Nagle. When Jamey Corboy, a self-styled Rimbaudian boy wonder, arrives in town, Johnís life suddenly seems full of possibility. His loneliness dissipates. He is taken up by mischief and discovery, hiding in the world beyond as Lilyís mysterious illness worsens. But Jamey and Johnís nose for trouble may be their undoing and soon John will be faced with a terrible moral dilemma.
Original title: John the Revelator
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Regional Interest
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Youth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)