Mort(e) by Robert Repino is almost out, and I am re-blogging my earlier review for this amazing book. I believe that Mort(e) is going to be the big surprise book of 2015.
by Robert Repino
Soho Press (Jan.2015) Hardcover, 368 pages
“I’ve seen this evil up close. I’ve seen what a human can do when he is cornered and praying to his God for deliverance. There is nothing more dangerous. Nothing more cruel. More Animal“
Have you ever wondered what your cat was thinking as it stared you down while it meticulously cleaned itself? Does the look in your dog’s eyes ever give you the creeps? Perhaps they are plotting your downfall, or maybe deciding on the best way to dispose of your body once the animals have taken over. Not since George Orwell’s Animal Farm have I read a more provocative book where the animals stood up to their human “oppressors”. Robert Repino has written a story that capitalizes on the ideas that Orwell, Art Spiegelman”s Maus, as well as Richard Adams’ Watership Down have introduced concerning anthropomorphic animal tales. That is…
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