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A dark Southern Gothic tale in Nick Cave’s lyrical prose, about a boy born mute, a persecuted prostitute, her daughter, a twisted family, and a corrupt church. Read morePublished on May 22, 2014 by Emma
Euchrid Eucrow, a mute born to an abusive mother and a father obsessed with animal torture, is an outcast in a valley of conservative religious zealots. Read morePublished on May 24, 2013 by Laurel Whitehead
I have read thousands of books and this is, by far, the most evil and depraved book I have ever read. Or heard about. True, I read the original, unrevised edition. Read morePublished on February 22, 2013 by alllie
This novel is everything you can expect from the mind of Nick Cave. It is dark, humourus and twisted at the same time. Read morePublished on January 5, 2013 by JJ
Love this book, it's crazy how this guy can write. I would not recommend it for kids. It is pretty harsh.Published on December 12, 2012 by Richard Slacke
At times Cave is both brilliant & pretentious. Cave's writing is so weird & dark that I started to wonder what he was smoking. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by James Montgomery
A little bit like his music, Cave's first novel is lyrical, funny, filled with drama and homages to classical literature while a bit clumsy and at times tough to follow. Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by Ron
This is like diving in to the Old Testament and finding a modern (ish) day Job living out a life of misery. Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by PA