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Going Monstering

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  292 Ratings  ·  39 Reviews
GOING MONSTERING is Brand new full length novel by the master of twisted dark fiction Edward Lee! WHERE ARE WE GOING TONIGHT? Behind the facade of the sedate sorority house, unutterable horrors seethe while tumid desires rise. All the while, Ann White must become pervert-fodder if she hopes to pass Pledge Week. All too soon, she finds that no act of lewdness is deemed too ...more
Paperback, 162 pages
Published February 10th 2011 by Bloodletting Press
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Ms. Nikki
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Sep 04, 2011 Gor93ous rated it it was ok
Gore? Not really, IMO. I've seen far worse. And by "worse", I actually meant "better". I love gore, if it's executed brilliantly.

Disgusting? Duh. 'Course, yes. (Tongue bathing? Old manning? Kenneling? Bumming? Chimping? Like, seriously, why do you even have to ask? The least disgusting of all was perhaps 'Going Monstering'. But, you need to close your eyes for sure if you ever decide to go monstering with Shoggoth, 'cause he definitely ain't pretty.)

Twisted? Uh-huh.

Scary? Not at all. Seriously.
Charlene Nelson
Oct 25, 2015 Charlene Nelson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sorority and pledge week

All I can say is wow this book was very graphic and explicit. This books follows Ann a misfit to society that enters this sorority. This is where the story begins she is tested and have to do the most disturbing acts for pledge week. Very graphic if you have a weak stomach this is not the book for you. Many scenes I literally said this is sick. Great read though and enjoy..
Teresa B.
Nov 19, 2013 Teresa B. rated it really liked it
sick and weird but loved it! Sorority pledges so lazy and selfish doing anything to make this special sorority. There is nothing off limits and I laughed a lot..Especially at the redneck test pledge. Easily offended don't read it..If your slightly twisted this book is for you.
Jul 30, 2014 Hutmacherin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Edward Lee ist eine Koryphäe auf dem Gebiet des bestialisch perversen Horror, zweifelsohne: Seine Werke sind nichts für schwache Nerven. Doch wer sich darauf einlässt, taucht ein in ein ganz spezielles Horrorversum der Extraklasse… Oder so ähnlich.

Darum geht’s:

Ann White ist fett. Ann White ist ein Problemfall. Ann White ist einfach zu nichts zu gebrauchen. Mit Ach und Krach hat sie den Highschoolabschluss geschafft; ihr wollt gar nicht wissen, was dazu nötig war. Um nicht vom Erbe ihres Vaters a
May 26, 2011 DJMikeG rated it it was ok
I'm a big fan of Edward Lee's writing, but this book just had far too little redeeming value for me to enjoy it. Its extremely disgusting from beginning to end, and I get that he is pushing the envelope to create an over the top gross out effect, but it just felt kind of stupid in this case. I raced through the book in one day, but that was because I was just trying to finish the damn thing as quickly as possible and get it over with. I know that Lee's small press 'hardcore' stuff is an acquired ...more
◄   ♥☺♥ Big Joe's Book Lust ♥☺♥   ►
This book is TABOO, CRAZY & SICK. Just a warning!!!!

Recommended to me by a friend I had a hint this was out there but really I had no idea just how far.

Ann White is a freshman at college. She barely made it in, her dad is rich and also disappointed in her. She is a fat, disappointment in the eyes of many. But she is pledging Alpha house sorority, where if you make it you are a star. Every girl has averaged a 4.0.

The pledging takes hazing to a whole new level. Lets just say their motto is an
Dec 01, 2013 Ken rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I would not recommend this book for anyone who doesn't already have a taste for Edward Lee. Lee goes far beyond himself in this one, with chapter after chapter of seemingly pointless gore(?).

But, there is an underlying story that drops hints here and there about where you are going. Its just a long slog to get to it. And, by long, I mean you are a good 75 to 80% of the way into the book before the story kicks in in earnest.

On the bright side, the book is a quick read and, if you keep in mind tha
Adolf Hitler
Mar 27, 2014 Adolf Hitler rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Only made it halfway through...

...and not because I was so grossed out. And not because I can't get passed all the rape/sodomy. This story is just boring. I'm sorry Edward Lee. As in a review for Carnal Surgery, I said I would give you another chance. This was it. I enjoy stories of grandeur. Stories of the worst things imaginable, such as murder, serial killers, rape, torture, you name it, I'm game. This just sucked. I understand the point of "gross out writing", I get it. It's fun. This was ju
Dec 04, 2014 Mehmet added it
Shelves: hell-on-earth
Now now here we have a dilemma, here we have a conundrum. I would like everyone to sit down while we have this discussion... Would the people in the back please raise your hands if you can hear me... Good and now we begin. Going Monstering is my 5th Ed Lee book, it also is once again a story that creates something of a battle in my mind. You may ask what type of battle and I will reply in due course. First I must explain Ed Lee is a horror author who writes extreme splutter punk stories. Maybe ...more
Jan 08, 2015 chucklesthescot rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction, horror
This was the first Edward Lee book that I read and I knew in advance that his writing is regarded as sick, twisted, depraved and disgusting so I figured I knew what I was in for.I've read a lot of gory and sexually exploitive books but I've never had my gag reflex given such a workout!

Ann is obese, has failing grades and is in search of a sorority that will take her in. Alpha House has a reputation for taking losers and turning them into smart and beautiful girls, and Ann needs to make it throug
Eric Kapitan
Sep 13, 2016 Eric Kapitan rated it liked it
I am a huge fan of Edward Lee, I love Header, The Bighead, and many of his Short Stories. The Man has a fun sense of humor and at the same time, his writing makes you feel like you need a shower after. I knew what I was getting into when I started Going Monstering. While it was well written and had some truly funny moments, I didn't enjoy it like I did Header or The Bighead. If you're going to read it don't go in expecting straight horror or a gore fest.
Feb 07, 2015 78sunny rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Ich traue es mich fast gar das hier zu posten/listen, aber ich habe mich jetzt 3 Monate durch dieses grässliche Buch gequält, um eine Wettschuld einzulösen und daher werde ich das hier auch auflisten.
Das Buch war grauenhaft. Es war primitiv, ekelhaft, sexistisch, sehr ekelhaft, langweilig und sagte ich schon ekelhaft? Ich verstehe gar nicht wie man so etwas gern lesen kann und das man dafür allen ernstes einen Verlag findet. Sorry.
Inhaltlich geht es um ein extrem übergewichtiges, unsympathisches
May 04, 2013 Justin rated it it was ok
I was really disappointed in this one, when I read that it was about 3 girls going beyond the limits of sexual depravity here are a few sexually depraved edward lee moments that I was hoping it would compare to. 1. a man with Elephantiasis getting his urethra fucked then raping a heroin addict and blowing both his load plus the guy that just fucked his pee holes loads into her ass. 2. a body being cut in half with an axe and then fucked while the upper body tries to crawl away. 3. an old lady in ...more
Dave Pope
Feb 22, 2015 Dave Pope rated it it was ok
With a lot of Edward Lee's work I find it's like reading a depraved comic book. There are those novels of his that stand up to be counted but this is not one of them. I enjoy horror literature that's realistic because I can put myself into the story and feel a lot of it - this isn't realistic, it's almost ridiculous to the point where I'm not drawn into the story at all. I don't like any of the characters, I don't like the premise and I don't enjoy being smothered by hardcore porn in any media ...more
Sep 14, 2011 Justin rated it it was amazing
Shelves: horror
You're seriously going to need a strong stomach for this one. Gross outs galore but not in a bloody way. If you've read other hardcore Edward Lee books than you know what I'm talking about. This book takes it to new levels and beyond. I found it nearly impossible to put this book down. Underneath it all you get unique characters and a great story plot. After a while I started to become desensitized and everything became extremely comical in a very dark way. What the hell is Lee going to write ...more
Jan 09, 2015 Daniel rated it really liked it
Das Buch ist richtig gut geschrieben. Der Schreibstil von Edward Lee ist echt klasse, nur die Sprache von der Protagonisten haben mich etwas gestört. Und es hat mir an dem Buch irgendwtwas gefehlt, damit ich ihm 5 Sterne geben könnte, was das ist weiß ich nicht. Ich fand es jetzt nicht wirklich so extrem Horror, eher extreme eklig, aber horror wars dann doch nicht ganz. Aber trotzdem ein geniales Buch und auf jeden Fall nichts für welche die sich sehr schnell ekeln.

Empfehle es auf jeden Fall al
Telaara Dunwin
Aug 13, 2014 Telaara Dunwin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: esammlung
Das war extrem - und zwar extrem langweilig und vorhersehbar. Horrorfaktor Null, Ekelfaktor zwar vorhanden, nutzt sich aber schnell ab. Ich hatte ja nach den ganzen interessanten Infos, die ich über Edward Lee und seine Bücher gelesen hatte, etwas mehr erwartet. Nun gut, jetzt weiß ich wenigstens, dass ich nichts damit anfangen kann. Das einzig Positive, was ich zu dem Buch sagen kann: Ich mochte die Hauptheldin.
Brian Tasler
Jan 17, 2013 Brian Tasler rated it did not like it
Remind me not to let Edward Lee anywhere near my family.

Lee has written some despicable books in the past but some of those had some real horror attached to their premise so generally you can count me as a fan of his. However this is just trash with the intent of progessively upping the gross out factor throughout. Nothing redeeming here at all. And as I said I am generally a fan of his. For extreme horror fans only.
Nick Kopsian
Jan 18, 2013 Nick Kopsian rated it did not like it
I like Ed Lee. I have enjoyed his books in the past. I got this because it was cheap on Amazon and I had a gift card.

I guess I should have read the reviews. I didn't know he was writing this kinda stuff now.

I have never stopped reading a book because it grossed me out before. This book is just...eewww. I don't really know what else to say. Don't read it.

Jan 25, 2014 Derek rated it it was amazing
From the description, the book sounded like it would be a bit more graphic than it was. As any fan of Lee knows being graphic is a relative term. Not my favorite or least favorite Lee book. A quick read but after reading it you will want to wash your brain....why do I love theses style of novel? Don't know, but I do.
Oct 08, 2013 Kevin rated it did not like it
I have been an avid reader of Ed Lee for close to 20 years. So, I am not a newbie to his style of writing or his subject matter. Simply put... This was garbage!!! The story, characters, everything was not close to the quality of his earlier work. Lovecraft mythos tie-in could not save it for me. It was really bad...sorry Ed.
Oct 20, 2012 Melissa rated it really liked it
Wow. It's one depraved act after another. Definitely a gross page turner that keeps you going. I finished less than 10 hours of on and off reading. Definitely some nauseating things going on in this book.
Zafir Ignatov
Dec 27, 2013 Zafir Ignatov rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
Yeah this was one of the better Lee novels . There was not any senseless violence and gore in it , only a gross out contest ;) Good thing is that the novel is quite funny and entertaining , the humor is spot on . Overall it was a fun read .
Nathan Flamank
Jul 31, 2014 Nathan Flamank rated it it was amazing
This is horror at its very extremes; not at all for the politically correct or prudish. Lee writes about absolutely disgusting situations and scenarios with such poetry I find myself liking his books more and more (even if the sane part of me knows that I shouldn't).
Maxine Marsh
Mar 07, 2013 Maxine Marsh rated it it was ok
Pretty disappointing. I read Header, and loved it. This book is an odd attempt at horror through rather erotic subject matter. And bad erotica gets boring, fast. I will be reading more by Lee but this one was a skimmer.
Dec 20, 2012 A.R. rated it it was amazing
If you can get through all the geekfest sexual situations, you'll find a great plot unveiling a sinister scheme from beyond the cosmos.
Mike Smith
Jan 29, 2013 Mike Smith rated it really liked it
Excellent classic lee with a HP Lovecraft twist. Love his take on the whole mythos. Excited to read his other HPL inspired works.
Aug 12, 2012 Helen rated it it was ok
It was just too much!!

I like gore, horror and filth. Sadly it all got a bit too much and very quickly got boring. The plot was thin and the tasks were gross.

I read it quickly.

Oct 16, 2015 Adam rated it really liked it
I have never read anything like this. Definitely weird. Gangbangs, Beastiality, Incest and Monstering. There's a bit of a mystery to it too. All and all I enjoyed it.
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Edward Lee was born (er, jettisoned) into the world on May 25, 1957, and was raised in Bowie, Md. He has sold 15 novels and continues to pursue the ludicrous profession of freelance writing. From 1976-79, he served in the U.S. Army Security Agency and then was transferred to the 1st Armored Division in Erlangen,
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