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The Job of the Wasp by Colin Winnette
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really liked it
bookshelves: octobercountry2018

A winning, instant-classic-of-the-genre kind of novel, even despite some of its quirky flaws. A young boy arrives at a school for orphans and immediately things start going poorly. It isn't long before they get even worse, with dead bodies and ghosts and a general sense of mental instability among adults and children alike. While Winnette occasionally loses his grip on the storytelling, he keeps the pulse driving and keeps the eeriness growing. I was constantly surprised by the novel's turns and never got a true grip on it, to my great delight. And the conclusion literally took my breath away.

And MAN that cover is something else.
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Reading Progress

November 25, 2017 – Shelved
November 25, 2017 – Shelved as: wishlist
February 14, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
February 28, 2018 – Shelved as: octobercountry2018
October 1, 2018 – Started Reading
October 3, 2018 – Finished Reading

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