Joshua's Reviews > Cold Skin

Cold Skin by Albert Sánchez Piñol
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
126374
's review
Aug 30, 10

bookshelves: horror, quote-literature-unquote, international-fiction
Read from August 27 to 30, 2010 — I own a copy

Cold Skin is an odd, yet decent enough read that feels like a cross of gothic horror tinged with the ideas and words of HP Lovecraft. Pinol is not as great a wordsmith as Lovecraft and since this is a modern book, Cold Skin's style feels incredibly dated. Still it's a bizarre enough read, teetering on the boundaries of sanity and insanity, of almost cosmic horror machinations that for any fan of Lovecraft's style will find at least some enjoyment here. Otherwise stay clear.
Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Cold Skin.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.