Lights Out in the Reptile House

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Avon, Dec 1, 1991 - Despotism - 285 pages
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Review: Lights Out in the Reptile House

User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

I wonder if Cormac McCarthy ever read this book...the sparse prose made me occasionally think of his writing, especially of The Road. I read this as my sister and I tend my mother on her deathbed, and ... Read full review

Review: Lights Out in the Reptile House

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

Coetzee-esque, I'm told. As bleak as you can be, really, where an absent-minded apathy in a paranoid police state can yield utter emotional loss and excruciating suffering ad infinitum. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
17
Section 3
21
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and two previous collections of stories. He teaches at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

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