Claustrophilia (The Dark Triad Book 1) Kindle Edition
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- ASIN : B07JFYGQQQ
- Publication date : October 14, 2018
- Language : English
- File size : 756 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 337 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #167,082 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
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Even with the things I,didn't enjoyed that much, I do think it was a really good book and an interesting experience. Definitely not suitable for all readers, but if the warnings arent an issue, it is a great read.
I do have a one criticism. I wasn't a fan of the time jumping in the book. I understand it was a stylistic choice by the author, but it wasn't my favorite.
I will be thinking about this book for a long time. Whether I'll recommend it... Well. I'm not sure even the people who say they can handle anything will feel that way 30% of the way into this.
And now I think I need a hug. ;-)
I bought this book after reading some of the reviews and i must agree its dark twisted taboo and depraved. I loved it even though certain parts made me cringe.
If you like serial killers.
This is your kind of book.
I indeed would recommend this book to anyone who was into the darker twisted taboo.
Yes there is most definitely triggers as its a dark no really romance type of story.
But don’t make the mistake of reducing this thoughtful, complex, ingenious story to its list of content warnings. It’s not only insane, it’s insanely well-written.
I know that not everyone can (or wants to) do this, but I have the ability to completely sink into a wide range of not-my-kink when it’s presented to me in an exquisitely constructed package. I can root for evil, get turned on by depravity, and feel sorry for monsters. I LOVE when rare and amazing writing does that to me.
If you do too, you’ll lose yourself in this one and might even forget that you used to find some of these things utterly disgusting.
Well, ok. You’ll probably still find them disgusting. But somehow, in the context of this story, they’ll work.
I’ve been wondering whether to write about what I found myself accepting, but then I would just want to tack on a thousand disclaimers and explanations and end up feeling really self-conscious. Here’s the thing: I was just as nauseated as each of you were when reading the list of warnings, but then... I saw an opportunity for the book to try to SELL ME on these things.
C’mon writing — make me buy it, make me feel it.
When writing can do this, it’s as brilliant as an actor making me bawl in public, as inspired as a chef making me devour fennel, as fascinating as the right companionship making me have a blast at a kid’s birthday party.
It’s art. At its most compelling.
So if you want a journey that might start with gagging and sweating, but take you to cackling and squealing, and leave you gasping and sighing, don’t hesitate. This one’s a gem.
**I requested and was given a free copy of this book from the author. All thoughts in this review are my own.** And for what it's worth, I purchased a copy outright after reading it. I just had to.
Top reviews from other countries
Was it fun? Do I want to do this again?
No and nope.
That being said, I wouldn't miss it for the world!
I've been mulling over for awhile about my rate. In one hand it deserves a high praise, in the other, it's been an experience I don't want to repeat, EVER again. Therefore, I'll eat 1 star. *pun totally intended*
I can't fault the plot nor the writing for that. In fact, if the the writing was only good, it wouldn't have made such a powerful impression.
Kudos for the author's creativity and courage for fearlessly write such a taboo story.
I for one, thought I would be facing my hard limit here but it appears I have no boundaries.
I'm seriously scared of myself.