This could be sort of a complex metaphor with meaning that transcends contemporary fiction.
Will Jack succeed in being able to kill the Aukowie at least until the frost comes, or will the various villains get their way and stop his work once and for all.
Although this one is not a typical Zeltserman (crime-noir) novel its one of the best books I have read in a very long time.
Finely crafted tale of a broken down man struggling against all odds in an occupation that has been his family's for generations. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mrs Prairie Bear
At first the book seemed mundane, but then the characters developed and the story became more complex. I liked it.Published 8 months ago by Fritzmeister
Thrilling, mysterious, utterly captivating. I couldn't stop reading it and will never forget it. They should really make this into a movie so that this story can spread far and so... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jake B.
Jack Durkin's family has been taking care of the menace in Lorne Field for three hundred years. Every day, he spends twelve hours extracting the plantlike Aukowies that... Read morePublished on March 11, 2013 by Craig Clarke
I'm certain most authors who get compared to Stephen King are either complimented or tired of it.
This book howver, is one of the best in the King tradition: is the... Read more
This book is one of the top 3 books that I have read in the last year. It is highly unusual, and yet riviting at the same time. I totally enjoyed this book. Read morePublished on September 21, 2012 by lloyd singer
One of the finest examples of fine literature I've read. Should be taught in classrooms from coast to coast. Read more
What a strange and bleak little book this was.
Jack Durkin has a great responsibility. Every day until first frost, he must weed Lorne Field in its entirety, purging it... Read more
I really enjoyed reading this book, I thought it had an explosive ending. I would highly recommend this to anyone! Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by Derek