Meet Quentin P. He is a problem for his professor father and his loving mother. He is a challenge for his court-appointed psychiatrist. He is a thoroughly sweet young man for his wealthy grandmother. He is the most believable and thoroughly terrifying sexual psychopath and killer ever to be brought to life in fiction, as Joyce Carol Oates achieves a bold and brilliant triumph-a dazzling work of art that extends the borders of the novel into the darkest heart of truth.
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ZOMBIEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Oates (What I Live For, 1994, etc.) is at her most Grand Guignol in this searing study of a psychopathic killer. Quentin P___, son of the distinguished philosopher/physicist of Mt. Vernon State ... Read full review
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Quentin P. is 31 years old, single, and the son of a well-respected college professor. He has his own apartment in the university town where he lives and attends classes at a local technical college ... Read full review