Pages no: 196
Edition language: English
I won't lie, Joyce Carol Oates' Zombie is one of the most disturbing stories I've read in a long time. I don't think since Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho has a novel left me shaken and filled with dread and unease. While I'm not sure it's something I could bring myself to read ever again, Oates ...
On the cover of my trade paperback, Booklist calls this a "horrifying, revelatory work." Perhaps the explanation for this remark can be found in what Library Journal has to say about it, that "what gives this novel its awesome power is Oates's ability to convince us that Quentin might be anyone." On...
This book is profoundly disturbing, and not like JCO's usual fare. If, however, you enjoy a glimpse into the mind of a madman, this book is for you.
This book makes me want to read everything Joyce Carol Oates has ever written. The style of writing fits so well with the story and main character, it was scary. Let's just say that I wouldn't want to meet Quintin but what if I have? What if it's someone I know? Oates made this character so believab...
Wow. So twisted. So effectively twisted.
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