UNCUT, UNCENSORED VERSION
In season, there's the
tourists. Off season, there's only the locals--and visitors like Carla.
She's on a working holiday, editing a book, but first she's got to
clean up the house and play host to a bunch of friends. Nearby, a
family of barbarous humans lurks in the woods, watching, waiting to feed
their unnatural hunger...And within the next few hours, a group of
sophisticated people will learn just how small a step it is from
Off Season is one gory, cannibalistic trip!
kept topping himself in the progression of this book. My "Ew!",
"Gross!", went to, "Oh my gosh, can that even be done?", and proceeded
to, "Oh lawd, I think I'm going to be sick!"
I suppose one thing
that really hit home for me with this book is I couldn't look at it as
merely fiction. There are cannibals in the world, however, probably not
as prevalent as in past times. The story of Sawney Beane and his
cannibalistic clan kept flitting through my mind as I was reading this
Ketchum makes sure we get to know the victims in this
story. As I got to know them, I was making a survivor list in my head. I
couldn't have been more wrong. People whom I thought would live died,
and those I thought would die ended up living.
Off Season proved to be a hell of a ride.
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