I've read nearly 200 books so far this year, and very few of them have actually given me pleasure.
Kerouac's rapidly shifting style lends itself well to a tale about ancient gods, tentacles beyond the veils of time and monsters that only the hipster can truly see.
These things had to come together, like chocolate and peanut butter, or chocolate and raisins, or chocolate and bacon.
I picked this up because I have been reading some Kerouac books recently, but I wasn't a fan of this book's style, so overall it really just wasn't for me, still finished it though... Read morePublished 22 months ago by luke gowlett
This is a book that's based on two very easy truths. Cthulu is fun and imitating the beats is fun. In fact, the only question is why no one thought of this before. Read morePublished on October 24, 2011 by Rac A. Powsky
He captures Kerouac's voice perfectly, and the Elder Gods are plenty scary, and Burroughs as an ice-cold killer is genius. Well done!Published on September 27, 2011 by D. S. Nelson
Like Kerouac and Lovecraft? What, you've never heard of those jerks? What if I said "The Beats save the world against Cthulu"? No, nothing? Read morePublished on March 17, 2011 by Amazon Customer
don't waste your money, this book was atrocious. I made it to the first ten pages and gave up.Published on February 16, 2010
I guess I just don't get it. While attempting to read this I never was sure if at any particular moment the author was using metaphors or being literal in his storytelling. Read morePublished on December 10, 2009 by William L. Komaromi
What if R'lyeh rose off the coast of california and jack kerouac, william burroghs and neal cassady had to defeat the great old ones, after crossing the country from San Francisco... Read morePublished on January 12, 2009 by Christopher Chandler
Move Under Ground is one of those rare novels that truly breathes new life into an old genre...in this case the Chthulu Mythos cycle of stories. Read morePublished on May 16, 2007 by Jonathan Maberry
Jack Kerouac and the beats hit the road and never looked back, digging the bop in clubs across the nation, making love to who and what they met and marrying repeatedly, only to... Read morePublished on December 20, 2005 by David