The Good Demon

The Good Demon

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It wasn't technically an exorcism, what they did to Clare. When the reverend and his son ripped her demon from her, they called it a "deliverance." But they didn't understand that Clare and her demon-known simply as Her-were like sisters. She comforted Clare, made her feel brave, helped to ease her loneliness. They were each other's Only.

Now, Clare's only comforts are the three clues that She left behind:
Be nice to him
June 20
Remember the stories

Clare will do anything to get Her back, even if it means teaming up with the reverend's son and scouring every inch of her small, Southern town for answers. But if she sacrifices everything to bring back her demon, what will be left of Clare?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 306 pages
  • 152 x 216 x 25mm | 454g
  • Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1419731270
  • 9781419731273
  • 1,872,666

Review quote

"Cajoleas pulls off an impressive feat here, initially presenting Clare as a highly unreliable narrator and then making it very clear that it's the people around her who are living in their twisted version of reality. . . . Blood and violence meet a crisis of identity in a compelling story for lovers of disturbing, resonant fantasy."-- "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"
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About Jimmy Cajoleas

Jimmy Cajoleas grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned his MFA from the University of Mississippi and now lives in Brooklyn.
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Rating details

1,191 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 22% (261)
4 36% (425)
3 32% (377)
2 10% (114)
1 1% (14)
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