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Pollen by Jeff Noon
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Jan 07, 08

bookshelves: wouldnt-recommend

yet another book i enjoyed but wouldn't recommend. same review of vurt applies here: like irvine welsh's marabou stork nightmares it's a book that's fraught with debauchery and taboo, and not in a titillating way. incest, bestiality and necrophilia are discussed with a sort of passing abandon one would attribute to the recitation of a denny's lunch menu. you're not meant to feel anything about these plot devices, you're meant to accept the transgression of social mores with a shrug. if you can do that, you might enjoy this book. if you're not comfortable doing so, better skip it....less...more

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