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Brian | 10 comments i have heard the name Brian Evenson a lot. he seems to have a blurb on every book i've enjoyed over the last few years. but i've never read anything by him. what book should i start with?

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karen (karenbrissette) | 1313 comments Mod
oh, man! i'm sorry - i never saw this post!!!

i have only read Dark Property, but i really liked it. very dark post-apoc novel. his last few books were kind of dark mormon horror- type stuff. sadly, i own nearly all of his books, including the geeky sci-fi stuff, but have only read dark property.

i was planning to read immobility next week, though...

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Greg | 117 comments I only read The Open Curtain, which I think is a little different from his usual books. That one is a novel about his own experiences growing up as a Mormon. I really liked it, but I think it's quite a bit different from his usual fare. I wouldn't recommend reading the Aliens novels he writes under his penname B. K. Evenson, unless you really like Aliens and want to read more stories that take place in that universe.

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karen (karenbrissette) | 1313 comments Mod
okay, so i just read Immobility and i can definitely vouch for its quality. a true literary page-turner.

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Brian | 10 comments the one book my library claimed it had turned missing. this will take a while.

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karen (karenbrissette) | 1313 comments Mod
oh, no! which one was it?

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Brian | 10 comments fugue state

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Brian | 10 comments i'm going to do an interlibrary loan, but it's gonna have to be down on the list. just wondering if it was worth it.

message 9: by karen, future RA queen (new)

karen (karenbrissette) | 1313 comments Mod
hmmm those are stories, right... it looks like some people i trust here on goodreads have really like it. i say - go for it...if you can get it haha

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