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The Epicure

3.78  ·  Rating Details  ·  37 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews

. . .of a man in white, holding a scapel and smiling with each deep cuts he makes. To Susie's babysitter, Jessie, they're just dreadful manifestations of the poor little girl's troubled life. To Susie, they're a warning of a terrible threat that's closing in on her, Jessie, and everyone she loves. . .

Mass Market Paperback, 262 pages
Published December 6th 2005 by Berkley
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Laya Mccoy
Nov 20, 2009 Laya Mccoy rated it it was amazing
This book really just blew me away. This was one of the first ever adult type books that I ever read, and I must say that it's definintly a good one.
I really like the little girl, Susie. I like the idea of little kids knowing more about things that the grown-ups do, and it's cool to watch them understand things better than their elders.
I liked how Jessy is trying to live her life to the fullest, even though so much is going on, and yet things are just not turning out very good. While she's
Ashley Amendolaro
Dec 30, 2014 Ashley Amendolaro rated it it was ok
I thought this was one of the greatest books ever written when I was 11 and it scared the ever-loving crap out of me; I thought I'd give it a re-read just for kicks, but I couldn't really get into it: it's a promising premise, but the unimpressive writing style and somewhat unbelieve-ability of the characters kinda killed it.
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Sep 26, 2014 Karla Mata-soto rated it it was amazing
Incredibly bone chilling. You won't sleep for a while.
May 14, 2015 Anthony rated it really liked it
This is a nasty little tale! Do not read if Cannibalism, rape, animal abuse, and dismemberment bothers you. It involes a psychic child, internet dangers of chatrooms,and a strange organization that has special "tastes".
Ar Cullman
Jul 13, 2013 Ar Cullman rated it it was ok
The book had an interesting premise but that is all. It was supposed to be a horror but I found myself laughing out loud at times because of the absurdity. Quick, easy read but quite ridiculous at times.
Sep 14, 2008 Sandy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: intense book lovers
Recommended to Sandy by: a friend
This book is very disturbing. I couldn't put it down and read it in very few days.

If you want a book that will hold your attention, this is a must read! I loved it!!!
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This book is scary... sincerely I was freaked out the whole time I was reading it. This book will get you wondering if some of the people you know are cannibals.
Sep 02, 2008 Esmer rated it liked it
Very disturbing book, in a good way, I read it all in one day. I just couldn't put it down.
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