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Charlotte Markham and the House of Darkling by Michael Boccacino
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2.5 out of 5

Confusing, weird and descriptive, I really have no idea what to make of this book. I'll have to ruminate on it before figuring out how to word my review, how to describe the sheer oddness contained in this debut novel.
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Reading Progress

06/24/2012 page 12
4.0% "By the author's own admission this is: "2 cups of Jane Eyre, 6oz of Lovecraft, and a tablespoon of Tim Burton."

In other words: bring on the manners and the WEIRD."
06/24/2012 page 76
24.0% "A fruit-baby with thin, sharp teeth? Creeeepy. So far, the comparisons to Lovecraft/Burton ring true."
06/24/2012 page 156
49.0% "This is all well and good and weird and interesting, but I need something to happen! Some kind of plot momentum is hoped for in the near future."
06/25/2012 page 274
86.0% "This is so so weird. I don't know, quite honestly, what to make of it."
06/25/2012 page 312
98.0% "Wait. What?"

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Audra (Unabridged Chick) Can't wait to see what you think of it -- I'm having fun and yet, I'm totally bugged by it, too!


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