I cant say ENOUGH how much I ADORE this..and I hate it, cause is a hard, painfull book to read..but yet so very beautiful. Read morePublished on April 30, 2012 by Silvana R. J. Franco
Mr. Cooper has a gift of making extremely controversial and uncomfortable subject matter compulsively readable. Read morePublished on January 20, 2012 by FireworksAndFiction
This one or "Try" are the novels I usually offer to those of my friends who have not read Cooper yet but may be uneasy about some of the content. Read morePublished on May 13, 2009 by ignacio f.
I just generally love Dennis Cooper, but this book feels grounded and concrete in a way his other books sometimes don't - the people are presented as people, in a community, as... Read morePublished on March 7, 2008 by Sam J. Miller
Wow....I normally like things that are weird and inappropriate, but this book was just too much. I would really LIKE to believe that this book is some sort of artistic... Read morePublished on April 4, 2006 by Jessica Morgan
Decent, but not excellent writing. Relies too much on shocking depictions of sex. I think it would have been more successful had it been toned down just a bit.Published on December 16, 2004 by Jolly Roger
I couldn't put it down for more than a minute, I read it cover to cover and afterwards i curled up into a ball and cried. Read morePublished on May 7, 2001
Cooper is a good writer and a -self acknowledged- very sick man. His only value, nice prose.
Cooper is very much into violent descriptions of his own -dreamlike- homosexual... Read more