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comment by Meriadoc
Meriadoc  ·  3013 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Book Club: Blood Meridian: Start!

Edited the post so the science friday link is there. What do you think so far? I haven't had a chance to start.

b_b  ·  3012 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It starts slow (slow as in not all that compelling, not slow as in slow-paced) and it's hard to get a grip on what is happening, as the scenes flash by in a quick and matter-of-fact way. About 80-100 pages in it gets good. Chillingly good. I can't really put it down at this point, even though the descriptions of depraved violence (even toward children) get quite detailed at some points. I'm hooked.