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4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A collection of 6 gritty short stories tackling issues of violence, paranoia, eating disorders, alienation and pornography, Purge delves into the contemporary experience, from the perspective of those on the margins of society.
Kindle Edition, 40 pages
Published June 10th 2013 by Amazon Media
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Etienne Hanratty
Sep 24, 2014 Etienne Hanratty rated it really liked it
Purge is a collection of six short, very dark stories. If there's a common theme, it's that the protagonist's lives are all in some way damaged, but each story is completely unique. In some, O'Hagan very successfully takes the reader into the disturbed minds of his creations; in others, such as Spencer, he takes a more distanced approach, with equally effective results. At times, as in the opener, Keep Calm and Carry On, there's a subtle experimentalism at play and it would be fascinating to see ...more
Jesamine James
Oct 20, 2013 Jesamine James rated it it was amazing
A collection of very well written disturbing stories. The author gets into the minds of a variety of troubled characters and portrays them uncomfortably convincingly.
Psychological extremes, so unnervingly close to home make this book a chilling read.
I am left wanting more.
Geraldine O'Hagan
Aug 03, 2013 Geraldine O'Hagan rated it really liked it
A short, sharp, direct and devastating collection of tales that stay with you. A great read. What more could you ask for? Recommended.
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