Friday, January 05, 2018

Five top weird books for the jaded reader

Robert Brockway's latest novel is Kill All Angels: The Vicious Circuit (Volume 3). One of five weird books for the jaded reader he tagged at
Wylding Hall by Elizabeth Hand

If you enjoy behind-the-scenes music documentaries, but always find them lacking in possibly murderous ghosts, rejoice! Wylding Hall is here. It’s the making-of story of a seminal acid folk album, as told by candid interviews with the band decades later—but Wylding Hall takes all the sex, drugs, and interpersonal drama and throws in mysterious disappearances, strange suicides, and supernatural rumblings. And then the twist kicks in.

That’s right: None of that was the twist. That was all just set-up.
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--Marshal Zeringue