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I've read enough horror and fantasy to know when I'm reading dreck or a work of art. This book certainly falls into the second category. Read morePublished 25 days ago by James Jensen
The body of the book is better than the ending, which seemed predictable and rushed, like the author was as tired of writing it as I was of reading it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Lyricologist
This is my first foray into Bennett's work and it was definitely a pleasant experience. To put it simply the story is a western gothic about an angry mob chasing the devil. Read morePublished 2 months ago by david Bridges
I consider Robert Jackson Bennett one of the best contemporary American writers. You can easily discount my opinion as I'm merely a reader, but I'm not the only one who thinks so. Read morePublished 11 months ago by MC
A friend who favors supernatural thrillers, recommended this to me. There's just too much going on and the book was way too long. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Books & Stuff
Overall I thought the book was pretty good. It was a bit slow of a read for me. I wish the ending was better but it is worth a read.Published 23 months ago by Lorrie
See K. Harris' review, which beat me to it.
A great first half, if a bit slow, then dissolves into a mediocre ending that is foreshadowed a dozen times and is forseeable as... Read more
Marcus Connelly's young daughter has been murdered. His marriage has fallen apart. With his life a shambles, he wanders the hard roads of the Great Depression with only one thing... Read morePublished on February 23, 2013 by Literary Omnivore
Mr. Bennett's novel starts off very effectively. Hobos in the pursuit of a serial killer during the Great Depression is a wonderful, dark premise. Read morePublished on October 30, 2012 by Franklin the Mouse