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I had a lot of difficulty following the plot, the characters.
That's the case here though, as Mr. Jones has crafted a book so far up inside the head of a horror movie fan that its likely to read like Morse Code to a civilian.
I was constantly pulled out of it, forced to reread sections again and again to catch up what was just happened because I missed it and got lost.
I should have liked this, but the author made it unbearable to enjoy.
The first stumbling block is the text's presented. Read more
I was practically glomping all over the starting pages. It's so genre-savvy, it hurts. The basic premise is "What happens to Alice after Friday the 13th? Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eric J. Juneau
Wow. I thought I had some horror chops. Not anymore.
Read The Last Final Girl and be humbled.
Damon good stuff
The book reads like a slasher movie. It's campy, self-aware and gloriously ambitious. I haven't read anything else by Stephen Graham Jones, but if this is up to his standard, then... Read morePublished 19 months ago by R. A. Harris
I was looking forward to this book but I was left utterly down by it. The premise itself is great. Story starts right in the last moments of the slasher finale where the last girl... Read morePublished 20 months ago by xMort
Very good meta-romp of a novel disguised as a slasher film, chock full of nods to classic horror slashers, and some inventive verbs that movie fans will appreciate (like: the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steve Lowe
I've read this book now three times and, to be honest, have grown to appreciate it more each time, but it still manages to fall short of being what it could have been, fantastic. Read morePublished 21 months ago by I Might Be God