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Date Tue Jun-22-10 12:54 PM
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Read April 2nd. 3.5 out of 5 stars on the Elle Scale.

I'd never heard of William Gay prior to picking this book up on a whim at the library. It was the last book on the row, right at eye level, and I only looked it over because the title made me think, "God, I hope it doesn't have vampires in it." No vampires; just an undertaker with a dark secret that's uncovered by a young man and his sister, and the sociopath hired to guarantee their silence, all set in the hills of Tennessee. "Twilight" is a dark novel, a Southern gothic reminiscent of the work of Cormac McCarthy (who I LOVE). It's the first book I've really enjoyed this year and it almost renews my faith in writing. Almost.

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Elle's reading list [View all] , ellelassiter, Sun Jan-10-10 12:04 AM
  Dean Koontz, "Frankenstein: Prodigal Son", ellelassiter, Jan 11th 2010, #1
Dean Koontz -- "Frankenstein: City of Night", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #2
Dean Koontz -- "Frankenstein: Dead and Alive", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #3
William Gay, "Twilight", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010 #5
Denis Johnson, "Nobody Move", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #4
Val McDermid, "The Mermaid's Singing", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #6
Margaret Atwood, "The Penelopiad", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #7
Peter Straub, "A Dark Matter", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #8
Margaret Atwood, "The Year of the Flood", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #9
Dennis Lehane, "Sacred", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #10
Joe Hill, "Horns", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #11

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