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The ninth life of Louis Drax

by Liz Jensen

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Published by Tin House/Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coma -- Patients -- Fiction.,
  • Accident victims -- Fiction.,
  • Hospital patients -- Fiction.,
  • Physicians -- Fiction.,
  • Boys -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiz Jensen.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6060.E55 N56 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. ;
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3303171M
    ISBN 101582345171
    LC Control Number2004044009

    “Shocking, moving and beautifully written, The Ninth Life Of Louis Drax is an extraordinary novel about family mystery and medical marvels” – Image “Contains many heart-stopping moments where the tension is cranked up almost to breaking point” – Sunday Telegraph “Black, teasing but very humane” – Guardian. Read “The Ninth Life of Louis Drax”, by Liz Jensen online on Bookmate – NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING JAMIE DORNAN AND AARON PAULNine-year-old Louis Drax is a problem child: bright, precocious, deceitful .

    This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen. Part thriller, part Gothic novel, part mystery, part literary fiction, Liz Jensen’s The Ninth Life of Louis Drax is a novel of heartbreak and love, jealousy, and desire. The story takes place in France. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax: : Jensen, Liz: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & /5().

    The Ninth Life of Louis Drax packs an irresistibly twisted wallop An exhilarating, darkly inventive read.-ElleLouis Drax is a boy like no other. He is brilliant and strange, and every year something violent seems to happen to him. On his ninth birthday, Louis goes on a picnic with his parents and falls off a cliff. The details are shrouded in mystery. Louis's mother is shell-shocked; his.   As THE 9TH LIFE OF LOUIS DRAX begins, 9-year-old Louis Drax (Aiden Longworth) has a near-fatal fall from a cliff that puts him in a coma. Louis' father, Peter (), who has disappeared, may have been ' distraught mother, Natalie (Sarah Gadon), waits by his bed and consults with the handsome, married Dr. Pascal (Jamie Dornan).Before long, Natalie and the doctor begin to 2/5.


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I found the story insightful about the power of mind and human nature which I enjoyed. I liked Louis, he was a interesting Cited by: 2. 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax' is the story of nine year old Louis Drax, a boy who is accident prone and believes he is living his ninth life after losing the previous eight (due to his accidents).

Louis is very intelligent, precocious and deceitful (for reasons you will find out)/5(). The Ninth Life of Louis Drax is the story of a family falling apart, told in the vivid voices of its comatose son and Dr.

Dannachet as he is drawn into the Draxes' circle. Full of astonishing twists and turns, this is a masterful tale of the secrets the human mind can hide. Directed by Alexandre Aja. With Jamie Dornan, Aiden Longworth, Sarah Gadon, Aaron Paul.

A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality/10(13K). Louis Drax is a boy like no other.

He is brilliant and strange, and every year something violent seems to happen to him. On his ninth birthday, Louis goes on a picnic with his parents and falls off a. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax. Nine-year-old Louis Drax is a problem child: bright, precocious, deceitful, and dangerously, disturbingly, accident prone.

When he falls off a cliff into a ravine, the accident seems almost predestined. Louis miraculously survives – but the family has been shattered. The boy Louis Drax is a survivor along his life, escaping from death for eight times.

On his ninth birthday, he goes to a picnic with his beautiful mother Natalie and his father Peter nearby a cliff. Out of the blue, Louis falls off the cliff and is declared dead by the doctors. 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax' is a interesting story about a extraordinary boy who is somewhat misunderstood and mature for his age.

I found the story insightful about the power of mind and human nature which I enjoyed. I liked Louis, he was a interesting character, I enjoyed reading his thoughts. A great read.4/5(). In Brief Nine-year-old Louis Drax lies in a coma in a hospital bed, re-living the events that led to his near-fatal fall into a ravine.

Despite being attracted to the boy's mother Natalie Drax, Louis' doctor, Pascal Dannachet, begins reluctantly to question her version of Louis' accident and the apparent culpability of her missing husband. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax Summary. In The Ninth Life of Louis Drax, nine-year-old Louis tumbles into a ravine and falls into a doctor, Pascal Dannachet, tries to unravel the mystery of.

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Liz Jensen is the acclaimed author of four other novels, most recently War Crimes for the lives in London. Liz Jensen is the bestselling author of eight acclaimed novels, including the Guardian-shortlisted Ark Baby, War Crimes for the Home, The Ninth Life of Louis Drax, The Rapture, shortlisted for the Brit Writers' Awards and selected as a Channel 4 TV Book Club Best Read, and, /5(13).

Jensen, the British author of four previous novels, offers a sophisticated mystery in her latest book. Extremely odd, preternaturally bright and only nine years old, Louis Drax is an accident-prone French boy. Each year, some violent calamity befalls him, and the latest has landed him in a hospital in Provence, deep in a coma.

How, precisely, did he get there. Natalie, Louis' mother, claims. 'The Ninth Life of Louis Drax' is a interesting story about a extraordinary boy who is somewhat misunderstood and mature for his age. I found the story insightful about the power of mind and human nature which I enjoyed.

I liked Louis, he was a interesting /5(). The 9th Life of Louis Drax Critics Consensus. The 9th Life of Louis Drax is intriguing and visually compelling, but its disparate parts are never truly woven into a satisfying whole%.

Well, well, The Ninth Life of Louis Drax. I’ve seen this book around throughout the years but never read it, obviously. When I heard the movie was in production, the synopsis made it even more interesting to me so I finally had to give it a go (the fact that Jamie Dornan will be a lead role is purely a bonus, I promise).

Louis’s luck seems to run out on the day his estranged parents reunite long enough to take him to the Auvergne to celebrate his ninth birthday. Their picnic ends when Louis tumbles over a cliff and drowns in the river below while Pierre Drax runs away.

But Louis hasn’t really drowned, as an alert morgue attendant notices that night. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax Book Summary and Study Guide. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Ninth Life of Louis Drax; Louis Drax is an accident-prone nine-year-old boy.

He almost died eight other times, but luckily was saved by his mother. Louis is taken to a hospital and pronounced dead, but he miraculously comes back to life. About The Ninth Life of Louis Drax. Nine-year-old Louis Drax is a problem child: bright, precocious, deceitful, and dangerously, disturbingly, accident prone.

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The morbidly imaginative and sharply intuitive boy from a provincial city in France has survived eight suspicious accidents, one for each year of his life.The Ninth Life of Louis Drax Book.

Liz Jensen’s psychological thriller, The Ninth Life of Louis Drax was published in and is about a 9 year old boy who is very accident prone.

He falls off a cliff into a ravine and miraculously survives the accident.