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Subject: the book of a thousand sins
Date Posted: 4/5/2011 4:06 PM ET
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anyone read this yet? i just finished it ,and i got to say it is def. hardcore.

Date Posted: 4/6/2011 7:15 AM ET
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Never heard of this one but I just added it to my WL!

Date Posted: 4/6/2011 9:41 AM ET
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No, but I'm number 1 on the WL for it and I've been dying to put my hands on a copy.  Wrath James White is AMAZING!  

Date Posted: 4/6/2011 1:22 PM ET
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I read that a story at a time over a month or so, some pretty nasty stuff in there.  If you get a chance, check out his Population Zero book, another VERY extreme story, but one that actually has a interesting philsophical/moral point.



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Date Posted: 4/6/2011 2:39 PM ET
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And now i have added Population Zero to my WL as well!

Date Posted: 4/6/2011 4:20 PM ET
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Pop0 was one of two books to ever make me shudder

Date Posted: 4/6/2011 4:55 PM ET
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Ooooh, I'm sitting at 9 on the WL for Population Zero, but after your second post, Steven, I think I may just go out and buy it.  I've been reading your posts for quite some time and if Pop. Zero made you shiver, that means it's a must-have. :-)

Date Posted: 4/7/2011 9:30 AM ET
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LOL! I was thinking th same thing Sandy! I think I may end up picking it up with my next Barnes and Noble order.

Date Posted: 4/7/2011 9:48 AM ET
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Well thanks blush

Full disclosure time (and a potential teaser).  I copyedited this when it first came out as a limited hardcover a few years ago.  My wife was recovering from a VERY difficult birth, and I had to edit Pop0.  It made me shudder a couple of times at one particular scene (given recent events), and the only other book to ever do so was Gerald's Game by King (the description of the getting out of the handcuff).  I've read most of Ed Lee's stuff, and Gonzalez and Ketchum, and they've never had that effect on me.  I've even read Cows by Stokoe (and that is a horrible, pointless story that I wish I hadn't wasted my time on), and it was just ho-hum.

 

So yeah.  Read Population Zero!