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on 30 April 2012
Well written though I found the concept to be pretty bizarre. I couldn't really get into the story and found that I didn't really connect with any of the characters, though I finished the book due to a combination of morbid curiosity and a desire to figure out just what the h*ll was going on.
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on 7 March 2011
Scott Nicholson can articulate the language and understands both human nature and how to meld the two for the benefit of readers. This is a slow-burn but riveting story of observing the rituals of grief and familial duty in a US rural community - with all concerned desperate to break their self-imposed bonds. Despite being a contemporary story, echoes of a time before seeped through its open pores. Roby Snow narrates in a quiet, unrushed, yet poignant tone, that after a while begins to raise the hairs on your neck. And not without reason. I'll be reading more of Scott Nicholson.
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on 30 January 2016
really like this author
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on 11 February 2012
Hope he was just suffering writers block when he wrote this. Had to force myself to keep reading hoping it would start, alas it did not Sorry Scott not my cuppa tea
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