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The lake of dead languages

by Carol Goodman

  • 258 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Latin teachers -- Fiction.,
    • Women teachers -- Fiction.,
    • Private schools -- Fiction.,
    • Suicide victims -- Fiction.,
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
    • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarol Goodman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3607.O566 L3 2002b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 390 p. ;
      Number of Pages390
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3960367M
      ISBN 100345450884
      LC Control Number2001119398
      OCLC/WorldCa48689305

      Carol Goodman's novel the Lake of Dead Languages is a worthy companion to Donna Tartt's Secret History. If you mourned finishing the Secret History, pick up Goodman's book. While not as lush as Secret History, the Lake of Dead Languages has enough similarities to its predecessor to feel like a continuation of Tartt's book.4/5(). Read free book excerpt from The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman, page 3 of 7.

      Get this from a library! The lake of dead languages. [Carol Goodman] -- A lake's shattering truth slowly floats to the surface in this national bestseller now in paperback-a stunning, captivating first novel of youthful innocence drowned by dark sins. A Top Ten Book.   Read "The Lake of Dead Languages A Novel" by Carol Goodman available from Rakuten Kobo. “A gothic and elegant page-turner.”—The Boston Globe Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson fled the Heart Lake School for Girls 4/5.

      Carol Goodman's novel the Lake of Dead Languages is a worthy companion to Donna Tartt's Secret History. If you mourned finishing the Secret History, pick up Goodman's book. While not as lush as Secret History, the Lake of Dead Languages has enough similarities to its predecessor to feel like a continuation of Tartt's book/5(). Click to read more about The Lake of Dead Languages: A Novel by Carol Goodman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about The Lake of Dead Languages: A Novel by Carol Goodman/5(61).


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The lake of dead languages by Carol Goodman Download PDF EPUB FB2

A '9 out of 10' book - it won't be added to my list of ultimate favourites, but it was the best thing I've read for a long time.

I love stories of this ilk, and The Lake of Dead Languages has everything; flashbacks to the narrator's intriguing past, buried (or rather drowned) secrets refusing to stay that way, a boarding school housed in an old mansion, parallels with classical /5.

“Like Donna Tartt’s The Secret History or a good film noir Jane’s low-key narration has just the right tone to keep readers hooked.” –People (Page-turner of the week) “The strength of The Lake of Dead Languages is a silken prose that lures the reader into Goodman’s story of murder, suicide revenge, and madness.” –The Washington Post Book World/5().

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lake of Dead Languages: A Novel/5(). The Lake Of Dead Languages. I have been told to make the Latin curriculum relevant to the lives of my students.

I am finding, though, that my advanced girls at Heart Lake like Latin precisely because it has no relevance to their lives.

They like nothing better. “The strength of The Lake of Dead Languages is a silken prose that lures the reader into Goodman’s story of murder, suicide revenge, and madness.” –The Washington Post Book World “PART SUSPENSE, PART COMING-OF-AGE, AND ALL-ENTHRALLING A book that needs the roar of a fire to ward off its psychic chill.” –The /5().

The Lake of Dead Languages begins with one of the most intriguing first sentences I've read. From there, the author weaves a delicate and delicious story.

Many sentences I reread for the pleasure of hearing them again in my head. This book is part poetry, part suspense, part mystery, and all-absorbing.5/5(5).

Jane Hudson, the primary character and narrator of The Lake of Dead Languages, is a young woman burdened with a heavy past, a past that includes the deaths (suicides or killings?) of the two best friends of her youth, Matt -- whom she had a crush on -- and is in the midst of dissolving a poor marriage when she returns with her small daughter, Olivia, to teach Latin in.

And suddenly, young, troubled girls are beginning to die again as piece by piece the shattering truth slowly floats to the once compelling, sensuous, and intelligent, The Lake of Dead Languages is an eloquent thriller, an intricate balance of suspense and fine storytelling that proves Carol Goodman is a rare new talent with a.

Free download or read online The Lake of Dead Languages pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Carol Goodman.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, fiction story are Jane Hudson,/5. Buy The Lake Of Dead Languages New Ed by Goodman, Carol (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(88). Book reviews. The Lake of Dead Languages Carol Goodman Review by Amy Neilson. January If ever the adage "things aren't always what they seem" applied to a novel, it would be to The Lake of Dead Languages.

In her debut novel, Carol Goodman spins a tale that keeps the reader guessing on multiple fronts. The novel begins in the present day. Soon after her return to Heart Lake, incriminating pages of that long-lost journal start showing up, and it’s not long until Jane's favorite student ends up in the hospital after an apparent suicide attempt.

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“The strength of The Lake of Dead Languages is a silken prose that lures the reader into Goodman’s story of murder, suicide revenge, and madness.” –The Washington Post Book World “PART SUSPENSE, PART COMING-OF-AGE, AND ALL-ENTHRALLING A book that needs the roar of a fire to ward off its psychic chill.” –The.

The Lake of Dead Languages is a romance novel junk thriller, perfect for someone who has never read a decent book. Everyone else will be sorely disappointed by this Secret History meets Flowers in the Attic rip-off.

There are too many characters with multiple names, and an over abundance of scooby-doo a-ha. moments/5(33). The Lake ofbDead Languages. The book started out pretty good. I felt like the ending started about the middle of the book and kept revealing one secret after another to the point it was just ddddrrrraaaagggggiiiinnnngggg on and onnn I did like the Narrator.

1 person found this helpful. The Lake of Dead Languages audiobook, by Carol Goodman Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson fled the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy.

The week before graduation, three lives were taken, all victims of suicide. Only Jane was left to carry the burden of a mystery that has stayed hidden for more than two : $ Get this from a library.

The lake of dead languages. [Carol Goodman] -- Twenty years ago, Jane Hudson left the Heart Lake School for Girls in the Adirondacks after a terrible tragedy.

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We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now.4/5(2). “The strength of The Lake of Dead Languages is a silken prose that lures the reader into Goodman’s story of murder, suicide revenge, and madness.” –The Washington Post Book World “PART SUSPENSE, PART COMING-OF-AGE, AND ALL-ENTHRALLING A book that needs the roar of a fire to ward off its psychic chill.” –The /5(K).

THE LAKE OF DEAD LANGUAGES Carol Goodman, Author. Ballantine $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Goodman debuts strongly with this.The lake of dead languages by Carol Goodman; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Women teachers, Drowning, Literature, Teenage girls, Diaries, Suicidal.

A friend passed this on to me, saying that I would enjoy it immensely – and he was right. The Lake of Dead Languages is a murder mystery set at a girls’ boarding school, The Heart Lake School for Girls, in the protagonist, Latin teacher Jane Hudson, is an old girl of the school who has come back to take up the position that has not been successfully .