Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan
This is a stunningly good book that mixes visceral and disturbing psychological landscapes with an extremely intelligent, almost farcical story structure. I have never read anything quite like it.
The two main characters (and there really are only two characters in this rather short book) are both acutely damaged from childhood trauma and abuse. Each sees the world in an entirely different way, and each perceives the other’s actions through a lens of their own psychological damage. This leads to an almost comical and certainly suspenseful, continual escalation of events that you feel can only ever end in disaster.
“Insightful” Review from a Mainstream Reader
this tiny novel had no purpose whatsoever. i think the author would have been much better to have spent his time learning to play beethoven on the kazoo than writing this.