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"John Dies at the End…[is] a case of the author trying to depict actual, soul-sucking lunacy, and succeeding with flying colors." –Fangoria
“David Wong is like a mash-up of Douglas Adams and Stephen King . . . ‘page-turner’ is an understatement.” --Don Coscarelli, director, Phantasm I–V and Bubba Ho-tep
“David Wong has managed to write that rarest of things---a genuinely scary story.” --David Wellington, author of Monster Island and Vampire Zero
"The rare genre novel that manages to keep its sense of humor strong without ever diminishing the scares." --The Onion AV Club
“Sure to please the Fangoria set while appealing to a wider audience, the book's smart take on fear manages to tap into readers' existential dread on one page, then have them laughing the next.” –Publishers Weekly
"When it’s funny, it's laugh-out-loud funny, yet when the situation calls for chills, it provides them in spades."--Kirkus Reviews
“The book takes every pop culture trend of the past twenty years, peppers it with 14-year-old dick and fart humor, and blends it all together with a huge heaping of splatterpunk gore…. Successfully blend[s] laugh-out-loud humor with legitimate horror.” –i09.com
This is a really weird book. Very enjoyable, but weird nonetheless.Published 5 hours ago by Guillermo Mendoza
John Dies at the End was one of the most original, insane, entertaining, hilarious, and bat~s*** crazy stories I have ever read! Good stuff.Published 3 days ago by gcgart79
Wong's (I know that's not his real name) stream of consciousness trip through evil, insanity, and alternate universes was impossible to pin down, and impossible to put down. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Goldfinch
Overall, it was an amusing, quick read.
pros: Good amount of humor, mystery and occult weirdness. Read more
A friend introduced me to this book, and I'm quite happy they did.
It's keeps a great pace through to the ending, complete with lots of twists, turns, and suspense. Read more