Scott Bowman is now a respected psychiatrist living the good life, but sixteen years ago he and his friends accidentally committed a terrible crime. The group swore itself to secrecy and everyone's mouth was sealed out of guilt. None suspected that there had been another present to remember their crime. A creepy new addition to Scott's roster of patients at the local psych...more
Paperback, 204 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Red Tower Publications
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The Cartoonist is my fourth read by Sean Costello and, after three previous atempts to get five stars out of me and just barely failing each time, The Cartoonist snatches them and runs away luaghing hysterically at its own brilliance. The book is not all that long, but the amount of emotional depth in this book is stunning and really shines in a genre of fiction that is so easily led in the wrong direction by naked girls and violence. It also presents us with one of those cases of slowly going i...more
What if a tragic accident that happened sixteen years ago,that you and your two buddies swore to secrecy comes back to haunt you? Comes back in the form of an old senile patient, that doesn't speak, and the staff calls him the Cartoonist. What if his pencil drawings tell of things that are going to happen? What if you find out the Cartoonist is behind the eye for an eye happenings? Would that just about drive you mad? Like our good doctor, Scott Bowman is about to find out. What you need to do,...more
Sean Costello was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1951, a very long time ago. He grew up in a neighbourhood called ‘The Glebe’ in a time when Brylcreem ruled and cars were two-tone and built to last. He spent the sixties in buffalo-hide sandals and bell-bottom jeans, playing drums and dreaming of becoming the next John Bonham. He still listens almost exclusively to the great tunes of that era--with the...moreMore about Sean Costello...