"Apparently this was marketed as a horror novel? Luckily I didn't know that so I was able to experience Darnielle's clear prose unencumbered by that expectation. Sure, there are creepy bits here and there, but mostly it's an examination of loss and..."
"Darnielle's first novel is a bit of a challenge. Not to read, necessarily, but to fully appreciate. His prose flows smoothly and his writing is evocative and beautiful and this novel is full of quiet, perfect scenes (my favorite being a moment wit..."