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Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Alex V. - Goodreads

I've made a couple of stabs at TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA but it never quite holds. I came across this at the library looking for it and was in a daze through the whole thing. It spoofs the quiet ... Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Emily Crow - Goodreads

The story, such as it is: two hit men are hired by a pair of twin sisters to kill a "monster" that has taken up residence in their father's laboratory. The monster turns out to be an amorphous mix of ... Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Cail - Goodreads

Weird and awesome. Reminded me of Twin Peaks set in the American West. Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Ser - Goodreads

Loved this wee gem even more than Willard and his Bowling Trophies. It's the same humour, the same style, the same short chapters, the same Gothic feeling... but even more surrealist and with added ... Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

What a little gem. Did anyone else notice the similarities between this and The Sisters Brothers? Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

I liked it. Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Sarah-Ruth - Goodreads

What a silly, fun and super fast read. I like the mini chapters and Brautigan's sense of humor. Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - HL Nelson - Goodreads

A quick, fun read. I wanted more from the monster, but Brautigan's simple sentence and chapter structure really belie the story he's telling. I applaud him for the feat. Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Whaaaaaaat did I just read. Very odd and repetitive (in a poetic way) if you're not prepared for it. Whenever I mentally compared what I was reading to John Dies at the End by David Wong I enjoyed it 10x more but not sure if for the right reasons. Read full review

Review: The Hawkline Monster

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

I don't know why I liked this book. But I did. It is surreal and brief. Among other things. Also, Hal Ashby wanted to make a movie out of it starring Jack Nicholson. I wish that had happened. Read full review


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