In the Forest

In the Forest

A Novel

Book - 2002
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Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin : 2002
ISBN: 9780618197309
0618197303
Branch Call Number: FIC OBri
Characteristics: 262p

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Janice21383
May 31, 2017

As other people have mentioned, Into the Forest is similar to Patrick McCabe's The Butcher Boy, without the humour. For some readers, that might be a plus -- it is a serious subject, and Ms. O'Brien treats it seriously, and well. But for me, it is lacking somewhat in humanity, especially as the story is set in Ireland, a country that prizes its sense of humour highly. If you can, find the recorded version with Stephen Rea, who adds a gentle wryness of his own.

timbert Nov 01, 2015

A story of a very unbalanced mind & a series of horrific acts Could not finish it only skimmed the latter sections, found it very disturbing. Irish writers I have read seem to have great humor coupled with graphic descriptions of horror, this book had no humor.

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