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Geek Love: A Novel

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Published 7 years, 8 months ago


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Description: Amazon.com Review A wild, often horrifying, novel about freaks, geeks and other aberrancies of the human condition who travel together (a whole family of them) as a circus. It's a solipsistic funhouse world that makes "normal" people seem bland and pitiful. Arturo the Aqua-Boy, who has flippers and an enormous need to be loved. A museum of sacred monsters that didn't make it. An endearing "little beetle" of a heroine. Sort of like Tod Browning's Freaks crossed with David Lynch and John Irving and perhaps George Eliot -- the latter for the power of the emotions evoked. ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 11 June 2002
ISBN-10 : 0375713344 | ISBN-13: 9780375713347
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