This morning I read 2 short stories from the tagged book: Button, Button & The Duel. The first “Button, Button“ was IMO the better of the two. Here is the Wikipedia summary for the Twilight Zone episode: Arthur and Norma Lewis live in a low-rent apartment and are descending into abject poverty. One day, a box with a button on top of it is delivered to their apartment. That evening, a man who introduces himself as Mr. Steward visits. He (cont)
What a deliciously twisted novel! The symbolism throughout is so meaningful and powerful. I liked that there were multiple points of view used to tell the story. I have mixed feelings about the audiobook. The accent of the narrator, while very fitting to the setting of Little Eve, made it hard to understand at times, and I think that I would have struggled more if I did not have the words in front of me while I listened
Now that I‘ve had the chance to take a good look at your list, @FantasyChick, I‘m intrigued as well! I haven‘t read any of the books on your list, and I‘ve only heard of five of them. I think in January, I‘ll probably end up picking from the ones pictured since they appeal to me the most, but it‘s possible that might change depending on my reading mood. Regardless, I can‘t wait to get started! 😄
Atmospheric, cunning, and with surprises all along the way. Ward writes in her forward that this was her second novel and it *challenged* her considerably. Now that she has published other novels and established her residency among the best horror writers of her generation, Little Eve has made a reappearance. Put simply, this is a goddamn great story. Read it on a cold, gray weekend and I bet you won‘t sleep for a couple of days.
Book 207📚 3.5⭐️
This is no “Last house on needless street”, that will haunt me forever . But this book got a second life when it was republished, as it is some of her earlier work - still a riveting story!
Oh little Eve… what have you done?🍯