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Bigfoot Down: A Novel [Kindle Edition]

Bruce Hood
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Caution: This book contains graphic
violence . A furry Clockwork Orange.



Deep in the wild of Canada’s Boreal Forest, in a place chosen for its isolation, a botanist experiences a series of break-ins that threaten his life’s work. The perpetrator is caught in the act and gunned down. When the smoke clears the botanist and committed naturalist realizes he has bagged a live Bigfoot, now barely clinging to life. Stricken with grief, he summons all
his resources to right this wrong. What happens next is a bloody clash of cultures with a creature filled with intelligence. An outsider chosen by the beast himself serves as biographer for a story of love and fear, hope and tragedy, humor and horror and, in the end, a true tale of friendship and loyalty. Bigfoot Down is as close as you will ever get to a Sasquatch without smelling his breath. 352 traditional pages for your enjoyment.

Critics rave...


This is the strangest book I have ever read. I could not put it down. Once you are hit with a few of the first unexpected, "WTF?!" plot twists, you realize that you are in for a very wild ride and all you can do is turn yourself over to the story's bizarre unpredictability. As weird and troubling as some of the characters and events are, the author creates a situation from which you cannot turn away. You simply must know what happens next, even while you dread to know what happens next -- similar to how the main character, Rene DeCou, experiences the story. I had a love/hate relationship with this book, reflective of the love/hate relationships the characters have with themselves and each other. I suppose this is why this book can be so hilarious, touching, mysterious and disturbing all at the same time ... and why when I was finished I was both glad and sorry. It's been a few weeks since I read it, and I still don't know how I feel about it.

Sally Ramey

I feel like a train just rode through my head.
This is one of the most seditious piece of satire
I have ever had the pleasure of reading.This novel
is pure genius. My mouth is still wide open.

Carey Howe


Wonderful genius of a bizarre novel about a poor French-Canadian author's encounter with a hermaphroditic, head-strong, super intelligent sasquatch, really a metaphor for the beast we all have within and the crazy conversations we have with ourselves. Or whatever.

L. Woods


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Bruce Phillip Hood is a native of southern California, a lifelong painter, sculptor, poet, novelist and songwriter. His art work can be found in some of the finest homes in Los Angles, including pieces in Isabel Getty’s (Getty Museum) private collection. Mr. Hood’s debut novel, Bigfoot Down, set the bar high, with reviews comparing him to the early Tom Robbins. It put him in the record book for being the first novel to end on Twitter. Whispers in a Silent Universe, the second offering by the author, is a book of poems, provocations, and prophecies that invite the reader into a vision quest guided by a strange light. In a world filled with sameness, Mr. Hood offers his readers something unique.

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  • Print Length: 310 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00G9HYLOO
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Wonderful genius of a bizarre novel about a poor French-Canadian author's encounter with a hermaphroditic, head-strong, super intelligent sasquatch, really a metaphor for the beast we all have within and the crazy conversations we have with ourselves. Or whatever.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition
This is perhaps one of the strangest and most challenging Bigfoot novels ever written. It depicts a creature at once not like that of the B-movies featuring a slasher/killer monster, but also not as corny as the "Forest Brother" featured in the recent "Letters from the Big Man." Instead, we find a being every bit as complex and intelligent as any human, if not more, yet one with the strength of a bulldozer. Part suspense novel with all the twists and turns and intriguing ideas of a Dan Brown story, part "Blackhawk Down," and partly like the novel "Ishmael" (which features interspecies philosophical discourse with a gorilla), BIGFOOT DOWN will twist your categories of of what is possible with a Bigfoot-human encounter, all while challenging at the core the idea of what it is to be "human." Who is the savage beast, and who is the higher intelligence? What is right and wrong when all usual parameters for ethical judgement have broken down? Who will one day rule the earth if civilization falls, or if Bigfoot proves to be capable of mastering technology? Who is civilized, and who the beast? Entertaining and intriguing, this novel is much a Dadaist thought experiment as it is an engaging read. Bruce Phillip Hood's Bigfoot novel suggests a scenario where we are not only not the only intelligent life forms on the planet, but in some ways, potentially, we may have been surpassed. When Claude Michel puts his big foot down it shakes the human world at its core, and it should shake you up as a reader, as well.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Rollicking Ride September 20, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I got to read a pre-release edition of Bigfoot Down when it was still called Breakfast with Bigfoot, and all I can say is this is one rollicking ride! Fun, funny, and fast--what a blast! I recommend it to anyone with a sense of humor or a sense of the macabre. I don't want to give anything away, but be prepared for no one being who they seem, strange relationships, and twisted morality, all sprinkled with obscure references and the occasional puerile sight gag. Bottom line: an absolutely great lazy-day read that will change your perspective of Sasquatches forever. Claude Michel, I salute you!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bigfoot Down February 3, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is a very good book except for, as in common with most ebooks, an apparent lack of editing and proofreading. There were a couple of sentences that made absolutely no sense, and it appears that it was proofread with a spell checker. The words are all spelled right (to a spell checker) but sometimes it is the wrong word, as through instead of threw. That is one of my pet peeves and is becoming more common now. Other than that, I would have given the book 5 stars.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bigfoot with a twist..... September 22, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Thoroughly enjoyable!!
The story was scary and the tension was perfect, add a sprinkling of dark humor and there you have it. From the beginning it had that feel of a Twilight Zone episode [adult version] Be prepared to be introduced to a Bigfoot never seen or heard of before. This was a truly awesome read and IMHO would make one heck of a great series.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars WTF? Sick minded author. October 27, 2014
Format:Paperback
I read 3/4 of this book and it was a little bizarre in an interesting way right up to the moment Bigfoot seizes a deer and violently sodomizes it...to death, and in it's death. What kind of sick person writes that?? I want my data and my time back. Did not finish the book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Defies description November 17, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is the strangest book I have ever read. I could not put it down. Once you are hit with a few of the first unexpected, "WTF?!" plot twists, you realize that you are in for a very wild ride and all you can do is turn yourself over to the story's bizarre unpredictability. As weird and troubling as some of the characters and events are, the author creates a situation from which you cannot turn away. You simply must know what happens next, even while you dread to know what happens next -- similar to how the main character, Rene DeCou, experiences the story. I had a love/hate relationship with this book, reflective of the love/hate relationships the characters have with themselves and each other. I suppose this is why this book can be so hilarious, touching, mysterious and disturbing all at the same time ... and why when I was finished I was both glad and sorry. It's been a few weeks since I read it, and I still don't know how I feel about it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Unlike Any Bigfoot Book You'll EVER Read! July 27, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
Bigfoot Down takes the reader on a wild journey that is fascinating, scary, graphic, funny AND mysterious. While Claude Michel (the bigfoot) is a beast in the truest form, s/he is also hyper-intelligent, a hermaphrodite and may be influenced by aliens. The protagonist, Rene DeCou (who has been commissioned to write Claude Michel's story) becomes the object of affection and when others try to interfere, the savage bigfoot lurking in the depths of our darkest thoughts emerges. This book will make you question everything you've ever thought you "knew" about one of the world's greatest mysteries. Bruce Hood gives us genius material.....

J.M. Bailey, Author of EVE and IRON MOUNTAIN RIDGE
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good writing with some interesting takes on a hot topic.
Published 2 months ago by Darryl Larson
3.0 out of 5 stars Bigfoot down
Nice book but the ending sucks
Published 5 months ago by clinton ferrell
4.0 out of 5 stars A GOOD READ
I enjoyed this book though I expected it to be a horror story. I would recommend it for a relaxing read, it has some blood & death in it but not enough to cause any real problems.
Published 6 months ago by Ramona
1.0 out of 5 stars don't waste your money
Huge disappointment! The writing is poor. The grammar is poor. The plot is so thin it's barely there. The author should consider getting a different day job. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Ronnie
5.0 out of 5 stars Wild Train Ride!!!
I feel like a train just rode through my head.
This is one of the most seditious piece of satire
I have ever had the pleasure of reading.This novel
is pure genius. Read more
Published 8 months ago by Carey Howe
3.0 out of 5 stars Glad I Got it For Free
Intriguing premise, but slow reading. Somehow - for me - the concept of a "bigfoot" that cannot speak but is fluent in at least two languages and can use a laptop like a... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Frisco56
4.0 out of 5 stars Not your average Bigfoot
The story was entertaining. Some actions on the part of the main character were unbelievable. I did find towards the end of the book that I could not put the thing down. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Maintenance Man
4.0 out of 5 stars New spin on Bigfoot
The book has a totally different look at Bigfoot. For the first time bigfoot is captured and we see him using a laptop to talk to his captures. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Jeffrey C. Dolan
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