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This is a precisely crafted, often lyrical, portrait of the descent into madness of a young killer in small-town Ireland. "Imagine Huck Finn crossed with Charlie Starkweather," said The Washington Post. Short-listed for the Bram Stoker Award and England's prestigious Booker Prize. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A great story of a badly disturbed Irish boy. Almost impossible to read due to lack of punctuation. Read morePublished 5 months ago by JACK COPPENS
This review is from: The Butcher Boy: Picador Classic (Paperback)
Narrated by the seriously disturbed - yet curiously empathetic - Francie Brady, as he recalls his youth:... Read more
I read this dark and twisted yet amazing story at a time when I was feeling rather desperate and depressed and, somehow, I feel like the unsettling child like prose and unique... Read morePublished 8 months ago by splendiferous bastardous
Different from Breakfast On Pluto,but great author.Book in good condition,want to see the movie.Published 8 months ago by Ellen
Pretty tough book to follow. Just watch the movie if it sounds interesting.Published 14 months ago by Travis
This is probably one of the most disturbing books I've read in a very long time. As noted, it is very much like a major accident that you don't want to look at because you know... Read morePublished 16 months ago by E. Lundy
Had to read this for my last college assignment my brother has paranoid schizophrenia and the one good thing I can say is the it is a completely accurate portrayal but that is also... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Pen Name
With an alcoholic father and a mentally ill mother it is no surprise that Francie Brady is destined for juvenile delinquency, nor that he progresses to drunkenness and criminal... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Steven Davis