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The Croning - Laird Barron
The Croning
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Pages no: 261
Edition language: English
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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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5.0 The Croning
Initial Review Before I Was Able To Gather My Thoughts:This is the best book I've read in years. I'm in awe of Laird Barron. My friends who have this marked as to-read, move it up your list for lord's sake. I'll try to write a more comprehensive review at a later time but for now I'm just going to l...
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