The Cloud of Unknowing

The Cloud of Unknowing

Book - 2007
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David Sears grew up in the shadow of his brilliant younger sister, Diana, convinced by their father that she would accomplish great things. Instead, she married and had a son, Jason, who--like David and Diana's father--is schizophrenic. Her husband, Mark, a geneticist, never made peace with Jason's condition.

Perhaps this is why, when Jason drowns, Diana will not accept the authorities' conclusion that his death was accidental. Or perhaps Diana is going mad. She begins to send David faxes and e-mails about ancient murders, driven by her growing belief that the earth is Gaia, a living witness to her son's murder who could give evidence in the case she is building against her husband. David soon fears for his own family's safety as the seductive qualities of Diana's manic energy become impossible to ignore.

In The Cloud of Unknowing, Cook explores the power of blood and family mythology.
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780151012602
Branch Call Number: FIC/COOK
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 24 cm.


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Oct 01, 2013

The book is about the fact that the so called madness always borders with genius. I didn't like that there are a lot of thoughts, totally incomprehensible, confusing in its meaning.
I like books by this author, but in this, as in some others, there are
typographical and grammatical errors. He has to pay more attention to this fact, although I'm sure there are people who are doing this work for him, but apparently, they are not very detail oriented.


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Oct 02, 2013

Old Irish saying: “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.”


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