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Very engaging story and with body snatchers and murders and a little cameo from Edgar Allan Poe and its Halloween. What more could you ask? It is an interesting commentary on mob mentality that one might try to apply to our day. it is an interesting snapshot into the possible character of the famous writer, Walt Whitman. I enjoyed it very much.
I managed to finish this story because I enjoy historical fiction. I even understand the author's purpose in describing the horror of grave robbery in such detail. I see the story's relevance in the correlation between the resistance to the dissection of the human body before the 20th century and stem cell research in our own time, but I hated the detail Bramhall went into in describing the mortification of decay order to make his point. I think I was just too squeamish for this novel.