- File Size: 307 KB
- Print Length: 154 pages
- Publisher: Raw Dog Screaming Press (May 26, 2015)
- Publication Date: May 26, 2015
- Sold by: Amazon.com Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00WA9RRPU
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Not Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,212,834 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Usually poetry is not my thing, but I won an Audible copy so I had nothing to lose. I soon discovered that I like THIS type of poetry quite a bit! At the same time, I learned that I could not listen to it all at once, like a novel. I listened to a handful of poems at a time and then I would need to take a break. There are a lot of poems contained within-at first I started to rate each one, but like I said there are a lot of poems here and that became too time consuming. Also, since this was on audio through Audible, (and not Overdrive), there was no way to bookmark the ones I especially enjoyed.
To address the poetry itself: here can be found bad boyfriends, murderous girlfriends, ghosts in the attic, drugs in all their different forms-be they delivered by stinging needles, burning lines up the nose, or popping pills-they're all present within these pages. There is self hate, self love, even both at the same time. There is also an affection for words and storytelling that comes through these mostly short but powerful verses.
Regarding the narrator, Corinne Gahan, she was excellent. It took a little while to get used to her voicing, but I loved the little extras she added to the words.
Dark and devilish, this volume of powerful poetry isn't messing around. It's blunt and in your face. Do you think you can handle it? If so, you should. You should handle it right now. Highly recommended!
*I won this audio-book via Twitter, but this is my honest opinion, regardless.*
This is a short part of a much more in depth review that can be found at [...] Note: AN EXORCISM OF ANGELS has been nominated for a Bram Stoker award this year.