Andrew Michael Hurley – THE LONEY: A NOVEL
The Loney is an atmospheric literary horror story. Set largely on a bleak stretch of northern coast – the Loney – it charts the strange pilgrimage to a local shrine, instigated by the narrator Smith’s mother ‘Mummer’, of an ill assorted group, hoping to find a cure for her other son Hanny’s mutism and learning difficulties. The tension builds as members of the group fall out, the locals behave oddly and a secret room is unveiled at the house where they are staying. Smith and Hanny soon find themselves embroiled in a situation beyond their comprehension, but one that will change both their lives forever.
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