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Haunt Paperback – September 22, 2011
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The only thing I can compare it to is: If Kurt Vonnegut adapted a David Lynch movie. So if you dig Lynch or Vonnegut or any artist who takes risks, definitely read this.
The narrative is non-linear, but the theme of death/life is brought out beautifully. By the end of the book, you feel like you've been haunted. That's a good thing, btw.
My only complaint (and I guess this is just a sign that I'm getting old), is that on the cover the publisher prints a quote of praise that drops an f-bomb. I'm not for censorship, and within the pages of the book I'll read anything, but if I was to read this in front of my daughter, or on the bus, or at a coffee shop out in public I might be a little self-conscious about throwing that word out there. I appreciate that he loves this book and wants to express his feelings with some gusto, but sort of how I wear a collared shirt to the office, presentation matters. Please don't take that as a knock on the story itself, which I whole-hardheartedly give 5 stars, but having that so high-pro feels a little bit like swearing to see if you can get away with it.
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