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Death in Her Hands A Novel Of Haunting Metaphysical Suspense About An Elderly Widow Whose Life Is Upturned When She Finds A Cryptic Note On A Walk In The Woods That Ultimately Makes Her Question Everything About Her New Home While On Her Normal Daily Walk With Her Dog In The Forest Woods, Our Protagonist Comes Across A Note, Handwritten And Carefully Pinned To The Ground With A Frame Of Stones Her Name Was Magda Nobody Will Ever Know Who Killed Her It Wasn T Me Here Is Her Dead Body Our Narrator Is Deeply Shaken She Has No Idea What To Make Of This She Is New To Area, Having Moved Her From Her Longtime Home After The Death Of Her Husband, And She Knows Very Few People And She S A Little Shaky Even On Best Days Her Brooding About This Note Quickly Grows Into A Full Blown Obsession, And She Begins To Devote Herself To Exploring The Possibilities Of Her Conjectures About Who This Woman Was And How She Met Her Fate Her Suppositions Begin To Find Echoes In The Real World, And With Mounting Excitement And Dread, The Fog Of Mystery Starts To Form Into A Concrete And Menacing Shape But As We Follow Her In Her Investigation, Strange Dissonances Start To Accrue, And Our Faith In Her Grip On Reality Weakens, Until Finally, Just As She Seems Be Facing Some Of The Darkness In Her Own Past With Her Late Husband, We Are Forced To Face The Prospect That There Is Either A Innocent Explanation For All This Or A Much Sinister One One That Strikes Closer To HomeA Triumphant Blend Of Horror, Suspense, And Pitch Black Comedy, Death In Her Hands Asks Us To Consider How The Stories We Tell Ourselves Both Guide Us Closer To The Truth And Keep Us At Bay From It Once Again, We Are In The Hands Of A Narrator Whose Unreliability Is Well Earned, Only This Time The Stakes Have Never Been Higher


10 thoughts on “Death in Her Hands

  1. says:

    I have to be honest here and admit that I just didn t get this book Ottessa Moshfegh is so insanely talented as a writer but this book was utterly pointless We have a 72 year old woman a wid


  2. says:

    Is there nothing this woman can t do Death in Her Hands, Ottessa Moshfegh s newest novel, takes the cozy mystery genre and stands it on its head Takes what Agatha Christie and her lot do so well, and


  3. says:

    Ottessa Moshfegh has written a twisted, genre bending detective story Her protagonist Vesta Gul is a 72 year old widow who lives in a remote former girl scout camp with her dog Charlie But mind you, Vesta is no


  4. says:

    Death in Her Handsbegins intriguingly, when a woman finds a note in the woods Her name was Magda Nobody will ever know who killed her It wasn t me Here is her dead body.But there s no body, just the note, weighted down w


  5. says:

    Oh, the terrible wonders of the mind Death in Her Hands is a dark that she can survive in At length, she reflects on a life of unfulfil Oh, the terrible wonders of the mind Death in Her Hands is a dark layered novel that lulls the


  6. says:

    3.5 Initially, I thought Ottessa Moshfegh was toning down her usual style with what seems like a deliberately bland narrative voice Vesta is a widow in her seventies who s recently moved to a lakeside cabin in non specific small town Americ


  7. says:

    While the concept of this story sounded right up my alley, it left much to be desired because the entire novel that I sped through because it is gripping despite its lack of plot is simply Vesta s stream of consciousness as she ponders who Magda was,


  8. says:

    Audiobook.read by Ann Marie LeeI like Ottessa Moshfegh.born the same year 1981 as my older daughter The first book I read rather listened to , was Eileen shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize I couldn t pull away I thought I had never read anythinggut wren


  9. says:

    It s a rather dark, damning way to begin a story the pronouncement of a mystery whose investigation is futile Nobody will ever know who killed her The story is over just as it s begun The note certainly didn t promise any happy ending So, what s with the synchronicities


  10. says:

    Oy veyI read Eileen years ago and didn t like it, but then I picked up My Year of Rest and Relaxation last year and LOVED it So, I was wary but excited to receive Death in Her Hands as an ARC.I didn t enjoy it, at all It was one long stream of consciousness of an old and lonely l


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