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If you haven't listened to Prunty on audio, you are missing out. Pruntys dry wit and delivery works extremely well with his written word. Dude has serious skills.
Mason, a writer with a fisting mind and author of the mildly successful “Fuckless”, is grieving the burning loss of his girlfriend Virginia. Or the loss of his burning girlfriend Virginia, rather. Upon the arrival of his twin brother, Fat Doug, he miraculously musters up the courage to leave his apartment and go have a little fun.
Eating Starflower, twintuition, Dargonslayer the internet troll, kerfuffles, dick punches and death threats.
Should have stayed in the apartment.
Would you listen to Squirm with Me again? Why?
I would, I've been a fan of Andersen Prunty's writing for a while now and this is the first full audiobook of his I've listened to. His voice and portrayal of the characters emphasizes the depressing tedium of their lives and adds to the overall mood of the story.
What did you like best about this story?
I liked the overall package as opposed to any particular part of it. Just the way it was set, was something like theater of the absurd. The characters and plot were fantastic.
What about Andersen Prunty’s performance did you like?
I enjoyed the fact that he read the book out loud the same way that I would've read it in my head. He gave it the impact and impression that he wanted to give it and that felt very real.
If you could take any character from Squirm with Me out to dinner, who would it be and why?
I would take Starflower out to dinner, or the receptionist. They seemed the most like they'd be worth talking to.
Any additional comments?
Seeing that I've given this pretty good ratings you might assume I'm going to recommend it. And while I am going to, it's with a bit more of a caveat. Prunty's writing isn't for everyone, and his narration suits his writing to a T. Definitely a story to listen to the sample before diving into, but if you're someone who can enjoy his style this is definitely a good book for you.
I received a code for this book from the author because he was doing a giveaway through his Facebook. There was no necessity of providing a review, but after listening I decided to do so anyways.