The Orange Eats Creeps

The Orange Eats Creeps

Grace Krilanovich

* nationwide publication Foundation's '5 lower than 35' Selection.
* NPR top Books of 2010: A Hidden Gem.
* The Believer ebook Award Finalist.

"The excitement of one of these novel is almost past calculation. If a brand new literature is handy then it will possibly in addition start here."
—Steve Erickson, from his Introduction

"The ebook feels written in a fever; it's breathless, frightening and prefer not anything i have ever learn ahead of. Krilanovich's paintings will make you think that new methods of storytelling are nonetheless rising from the margins."

"Grace Krilanovich’s first ebook is a steamy cesspool of language that stews psychoneurosis and viscera right into a bad new organism — this kind of muck within which Burroughs, Bataille, and Kathy Acker enjoyed to writhe."
The Believer

It's the '90s Pacific Northwest refracted via a gloomy replicate, the place meth and insanity hash it out within the woods. . . . A band of hobo vampire junkies roam the blighted landscape—trashing grocery store breakrooms, praying to the altar of Poison thought and GG Allin at basement rock indicates, crashing senior heart pancake breakfasts—locked within the thrall of Robitussin journeys and their very own wild dreams.

A lady with drug-induced ESP and an eerie connection to Patty Reed (a younger member of the Donner get together who credited her survival to her courting with a hidden wood doll), searches for her disappeared foster sister alongside "The road That Eats People," stalked via a conflation of Twin Peaks' "Bob" and the golf green River Killer, often called Dactyl.

With a scathing voice and penetrating supply, Grace Krilanovich's The Orange Eats Creeps is among the so much ferocious debut novels in memory.

Grace Krilanovich has been a MacDowell colony fellow and a finalist for the Starcherone Prize.

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