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Cutthroat Journalism

Fangland by John Marks

Reviewed by Jessica Bennett
Rain Taxi

"In this extraordinary new thriller of a bloodsucker novel, John Marks has crafted a horror story that rivals its most noted forebear: Bram Stoker's Dracula. Taking a cue from Stoker, the book is a collection of journal entries, letters (well, e-mails — this is the 21st century, after all), and extensive notes which supposedly chronicled events as they happened. The trick still works; the intertwined first-person narratives lend the book a documentary feel that heightens tension as it increases the believability of a fantastical plot...." Read the entire Rain Taxi review.

One Response to "Cutthroat Journalism"

    Virginia P March 18th, 2007 at 10:29 am

    The notions so elegantly expressed in this review caught me completely by surprise. Whoever expected a Gothic 'bloodsucker' to be a novel of ideas for our times? A chant of evil names infecting our minds? Few writers have set a book before me better than Ms. Bennett and I thank her.

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