Since horror deals with primal fears, it has to deal with fearful things: just as it is difficult to write a novel about pornography without being pornographic, or boredom without being boring, too often horror has confused the sublimely horrific with the simply horrible. Horror, though, still has a vaguely disreputable tang.
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what a brilliant crime-phantasmagoria novel this is! The narrative switches between Detective Versado, her teenage daughter – who is engaged in a dangerous game of paedophile-baiting with her best friend from school – a washed-up online journalist looking for a scoop, scavengers of Detroit's derelicts and the murderer.
The last of these, horrifically, is the most sympathetic of the characters. The House is not unheimlich or eerie.
There is the difference between being shocking and playing for shock value. Unfortunately, for Detective Gabi Versado, this proves not to be true.
His dream doesn t want him to turn out the same anti-consumer bull---- that throngs the squats-cum-galleries of Detroit: Ronald McDonald in jihadi gear and Mickey Mouse in the role of Saturn eating his children.
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Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. The body.
The South African Lauren Beukes does strange and fascinating things with genre, twisting familiar tropes and plot lines inside-out. Her last book, The Shining Girls, was a serial-killer novel that took a sharp feminist scalpel to the revenge themes in its distinctly masculine field.
In Broken Monsters, her fourth novel, she offers a supernatural detective story in the Stephen King mould, but one that turns out to stand at a similar creepy distance from the comforts of its form. This splendid novel is THE new primer on urban decay to the nth degree.
And horror does indeed have issues. Instead, it wants him to cut people up and splice their bodies with those of animals.
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There is also the killer, a mad and lonely artist puppeteered by a weird superconsciousness he knows as the dream. It needs to reassemble the broken pieces.
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No, he's an inadequate, maladjusted and disappointed individual – human, not superhuman, let alone a Nietzschean Übermensch. That novel was, I think, underestimated at first.
It s beautiful, horrifying, thrilling, and most impressive of all, possessed of a deep and remarkable compassion.