Swallow me whole

by Nate Powell.

Swallow Me Whole is a love story carried by rolling fog, terminal illness, hallucination, apophenia, insect armies, secrets held, unshakeable faith, and the search for a master pattern to make sense of one's unraveling. Two adolescent stepsiblings hold together amidst schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, family breakdown, animal telepathy, misguided love, and the tiniest nugget of hope that the heart, that sanity, that order itself will take shape again.


Tony PelliconePosted November 9, 2009

Swallow Me Whole follows the story of two step-siblings as they grow up in a suburban neighborhood.  The brother and sister, Perry and Ruth, both have developmental disabilities that radically change the reality that they perceive.  Ruth is...

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