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The Croning - Laird Barron
The Croning
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781597802307 (1597802301)
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Croning
I really enjoyed this book. The writing flowed very well, making this an easy read. The dialogue felt real and the figurative language was on point. The horror lay in the way Barron described things. At one point he compares an open cellar door to an open throat, which is quite the image. He excels ...
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5.0 The Croning by Laird Barron
Like straw into gold, Barron spins words into a palpable darkness, weaving a tapestry of old gods and modern madness in this masterful work of literary horror. From it's horrific re-imagining of Rumpelstiltskin that out-grims the Brothers Grimm, the story unravels with the logic of a nightmare, as a...
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5.0 The Croning by Laird Barron
I thought if I waited a few days, I would have the time to give this book the review it deserves, but I was wrong. It deserves something though, so here it is: I think this book was outstanding. The prose, the imagery, even the vivid retelling of an old fairy tale-all converged to produce this "ou...
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5.0 The Croning
Laird Barron can flat out tell a hell of a story. His prose is intelligent, yet not overly complex, his characterization is deep and polished; his atmosphere is dark and brooding and he knows how to quietly ratchet up the tension chapter after chapter. The Croning is a perfect example of why I enjoy...
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