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Exquisite Corpse
Exquisite Corpse
Author: Poppy Z. Brite
To serial slayer Andrew Compton, murder is an art, the most intimate art. After feigning his own death to escape from prison, Compton makes his way to the United States with the sole ambition of bringing his "art" to new heights. Tortured by his own perverse desires, and drawn to possess and destroy young boys, Compton inadvertently joins forces...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780684822549
ISBN-10: 0684822547
Publication Date: 8/5/1996
Pages: 240
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3.8 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 4
One of the most macabre and disturbing books I have read in a very long time, had trouble putting it down.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is a good novel, but ebon black is not dark enough to describe the mood. If you're in the mood for a depths of depravity look at humanity, this is the perfect book for it. It depressed and saddened me too much to finish it.
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Helpful Score: 2
I cannot express how much I found this book disturbing. I'm used to Poppy Z Brite writing about blood and sex, but this book takes a turn that the weak of stomach should not take. I had heard that she used what she thought serial killers much feel-Jeffrey Dahmer-how they must develop an uncontrollable desire to caress, smell, taste their victims entrails.
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The first Poppy Brite book I ever read...but definately not the last. This book was something I couldn't put down. I loved it! Brite has a twisted mind that has me searching for more and more unusaul things to read.
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Very Disturbing. Physhological horror

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People/Characters
Jay Byrne (Primary Character)
Lucas Ransom (Primary Character)
Andrew Compton (Major Character)
Tran Vinh (Major Character)

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