This collection of 26 stories contains some of Joe R Lansdale's favourite and most violent dark horror tales. 'God of the Razor' introduces the dark god behind serial killers. A martial arts fight to the death between a reluctant champion and a sadistic alpha male, is featured in 'Master of Misery'. Human sacrifice, to ensure prosperity or as a coming-of-age ritual, are themes of 'On a Dark October' and 'Duck Hunt'. In 'The Fat Man', young boys learn the hard way that some mysteries should not be investigated. Many of the tales are truly weird, such as 'Chompers', the story of the false teeth with an appetite. All stories are individually introduced by Lansdale, who explains the humorous, weird, and sometimes sad genesis for each.
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Should have read this instead of listened
Yes, I'd recommend the book - the stories were fun. But no, I would not recommend the audio book.
Not really an ending - they were a collection of short stories.
I don't think the reader interpreted the stories well. The inflections were odd, the pacing and pauses were off, and he was really bad at doing different character voices. I did not enjoy this reader at all.
This would have been better if the author's prefaces were not read. My ipod wouldn't let me skip ahead and it was EXTREMELY annoying to have to sit through the author's thoughts on each of his stories.
NARRATION RUINED THE WHOLE BOOK
- Leroy T. Altman IV