The Hambledown Dream

The Hambledown Dream

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Description

Australian Denny Banister had it all; a successful career, a passion for the guitar, and Sonya - the love of his life. Tragically, Denny is struck down with inoperable cancer. Andy DeVries has almost nothing; alienated from his family, moving through a dangerous Chicago underworld dealing in drugs, battling addiction while keeping a wavering hold on the only thing that matters to him: a place at a prestigious conservatory for classical guitar in Chicago. As Andy recovers from a near fatal overdose, he is plagued by dreams - memories of a love he has never felt, and a life he's never lived. Driven by the need for redemption and by the love for a woman he's never met, he begins a quest to find her, knowing her only by the memories of a stranger and the dreams of a place called Hambledown...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 139 x 215 x 9mm | 302g
  • BC, Canada
  • English
  • 1926760336
  • 9781926760339
  • 834,082

Review quote

"In his outstanding debut novel, author Dean Mayes takes his readers through a uniquely complicated journey of healing, redemption and love." --BookWenches
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About Dean Mayes

Dean Mayes is a Pediatric Intensive Care nurse who is fascinated by the paranormal, so his stories weave an element of magical realism with deep humanism. He grew up near Melbourne, Australia, the setting for his new novel The Recipient, but now lives in Adelaide with his family and dog, whom he loves with great passion along with cooking, Star Wars and a great joke.
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Rating details

85 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
5 51% (43)
4 29% (25)
3 18% (15)
2 2% (2)
1 0% (0)
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