I was a bit disappointed reading this after the excellent Crimson Petal and the White. It's not the kind of book I would normally go for and I only chose it because I wanted to read something else by the same author.
It's entertaining enough and it definitely gets better towards the end but I found the majority of the book pretty average. Sorry Michel! I'm sure you have a lot more up your sleeve for future books!...Continua
I found this an extremely disturbing read; powerful stuff but weird
Recommended to me by one of my colleagues as one of the most disturbing books they have ever read, I was keen to see what this was like. Initially the tale of a lone woman roaming the roads of Scotland, looking for hitchhikers seems to jar against your sense of the natural order of things. Soon this though starts to make sense, as this dark tale takes you further than you think into its disturbing world. Well written with excellent twists, I have since read more by this author and continued to enjoy (in the loosest sense of the word) his work....Continua
you are what you eat - and if you eat meat, you are a monster AND an alien. definitely the most terrifying book i ever put my eyes on. middle way between sf and a vegetarian critical theory: but how it hurts to see living beings maimed and butchered, with exactly the same consideration we apply to animals. disturbing and creepy, but good....Continua