Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Sit Right Back and You'll Hear A Tale...

Brian Keene's latest, Castaways (Leisure, '09), is a very entertaining read in the hardcore tradition.

Echoing reality TV, Series 7, Punishment Park, and Battle Royale, its greatest debt (stylistically) is to Richard Laymon.


  1. I have this book sitting by my bed ready to be read tonight. Right now I imagine it as some sort of blend between Laymon's 'Island' and 'Beast House' series. I cant wait.

  2. Aspects of "The Woods Are Dark", too. Remember The Krulls?

  3. Oh man, I am excited!
    This is the next book on my list to read! :-)