Mailbox Monday June 20, 2011





In June Mailbox Monday is being hosted by The Bluestocking Guide.



Last week I received The Devil All The Time by Donald Ray Pollock. From the back cover:

Set in rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, The Devil All the Time follows a cast of compelling and bizarre characters from the end of World War II to the 1960s. Willard Russell is a tormented veteran of the carnage in the South Pacific who can't save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from an agonizing death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blodd he pours on his "prayer log." Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial killers, troll America's highways searching for suitable models to photograph and exterminate. The spider-handling preacher, Roy and his crippled virtuoso-guitar-playing sidekick, Theodore, are running from the law. And caught in the middle of all this is Arvin Eugene Russell, Willard and Charlotte's orphaned son, who grows up to be a good but also violent man in his own right.

5 comments:

bermudaonion on June 20, 2011 at 11:36 AM said...

I hope it's as good as it sounds!

DCMetroreader on June 20, 2011 at 12:04 PM said...

I received this book recently and am looking forward to reading it.

Laura Fabiani on June 20, 2011 at 9:57 PM said...

Sounds kinda creepy!

Staci on June 20, 2011 at 10:19 PM said...

This one sounds very sinister!!!

avisannschild on June 20, 2011 at 10:41 PM said...

Yikes, this doesn't sound like something I'd want to read. Hope you enjoy it!

 

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