katherine dunn

13 May

london 7.24am friday 2016 12.1C cloudy

this came up in my wordpress feed, katherine dunn died at 70, author of geek love. i have not heard of the book, nor the author, but it seems to be a book that has created a cult following. another link with more info. the synopsis of the book makes for unattractive reading, about a couple who deliberately bred freaks for their freak circus when the other hired freaks left them. sounds really horrid doesn’t it? but the writing makes it special it seems.

there was a link to an extract on a story of her’s, and i must say it is powerful writing conjuring up strong feelings and vivid imaginings.


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