The Shadow Year
Publish date: March 11th 2008
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
"Her small stature, dark, and wrinkled complexion, and the silken black strands at the corners of her upper lip made her seem to me at times like some ancient monkey king. When she’d fart while standing, she’d kick her left leg up in the back and say: ‘Shoot him in the pants. The Coat and vest are m...
An engaging, well-written fast read. However, I did expect it to be darker or more suspenseful, based on the blurb in the Early Reviewer's listing - that being said, I did enjoy this book, for me it is reminiscent of some of Stephen King's first person stories, in that they seem to fully grasp the ...
I really enjoyed this creepy tale of a year in a boy's life in the 1960s. There's something really sort of dreamlike and surreal about it, with odd touches that sort of take away the book's anchor with real life. It reminded me a lot of my own childhood, which was spent making up stories and riding ...
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