Dies: A Sentence a Halloween pick at VICE

Dies_A_Sentence_Vanessa_Place_Front_CoverOver at VICE, Blake Butler recommends Vanessa Place’s Dies: A Sentence as a part of a special list of horror stories selected for Halloween. He writes,

That type of onslaught is alive in Vanessa Place’s Dies: A Sentence. The book carries a maniacal energy right from the first page that doesn’t let go until the period on the last page. The entire book is one long sentence. The blood of war and violence has rarely been brought to life in language so clearly—every page burns with descriptions…

Read Butler’s full recommendation and see his other Halloween picks here.


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