PDF Muladona ´ Eric Stener Carlson
Specially Sand Castle Brilliant I bought this on the strength of the author s superb debut novel The St Perpetuus Club of Buenos Aires which is an excellent superbly constructed and very gripping read too This story is steeped in
traditional lore and dreams it glistens with atmospheric detail and it certainly didn t disappoint It s lore and dreams it glistens with atmospheric detail and it certainly didn t disappoint It s visceral horror thank god but a slow suspenseful very unsettling strange tale It s not light entertainment but a work of literary genius a story that has the scope and tale It s not light entertainment but a work of literary genius a story that has the scope and to truly haunt you I would defi Interesting labyrinthine tale that suffer from a clumsy immature first person narrative perspective and an unsuccessful attempt at dialect The entire novel is a framing story with seven tales that may or may not be real I found the first person perspective the clumsy plotting at times and the dialect distracting Certainly Beelzebub can come up with something clever or profound than Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades It s this sort of thing that distracted me from being enchanted by the complex structure of the overall taleFirst person is always dodgy when you are dealing with someone who you want to come across as average but not exceptional The problem with the narrator writing in retrospect in what attempts to be dialect is also distracting The dialect does not come off as real enough or necessary enough to keep the reader from wondering why it is there at all This probably won t be a problem for as many people as it was for me It always came off as strained to me Like somebody trying to guess at a Texan s dialectWhat
at times finally going about 23 of the way through The embedded tales were sometimes interesting than the novel itself and the mostly seamless intertwining of story within story was the most effective and engaging part of the whole for me So to continue beating a dead horse close but no cigar. Eets the monster’s supernatural tales tear his soul apart Verge’s search for the demonic creature’s true identity leads him through the dark history of Incarnation from the murder of the Indians by the Spanish settlers to the disappearance of his mother In the end Verge will have to confront the Muladona alone to rescue the memory of his mother and to save his immortal so. ,Dragged At Times Finally
Ible rather than horrific in effect The Last Chapter Before The Epilogue Is One chapter before the epilogue is one the most eye rollingly bad things I ve ever read I do have to wonder where the editor was here why didn t anyone rein Carlson in Why didn t they say Hey you had a good thing going before but this is ust a bit much Maybe you could tone that ultraviolet prose down to
A Nice Lavender Ornice lavender or Why don t editors do things any like a 45 or so I hate star ratings Based in part on an old Catalan legend this novel is set in 1918 as the Spanish Influenza is raging across the United States The action takes place in the very small town of Incarnation Texas where a young boy has been left alone for various reasons and finds himself facing a legend come to life He has seven nights to guess the real name of this horrific creature the muladona if he fails the creature promises to drag him to down to hell For seven nights the muladona visits and tells our young hero stories which contain seeds of information that the boy must somehow fit together to make the right guess As time begin to winds down well let s So You Want to Be a Professor just say my stomach was in knots wondering if he d make it Eric Stener Carlson dazzled me with his The St Perpetuus Club of Buenos Aires and now he s won me with this book as well Muladona is original fresh and above all it is a thinking person s horror novel which I genuinely appreciate It s not some slapdash book that s been thrown together au contraire it is very nicely constructed well thought out and intelligently written Don t miss this one mine is the hardcover copy but there is an e book available as well Highly highly recommended for readers who enjoy the work of excellent writers and for people who like their horror novels on the cerebral side This is a good one folks re this book here Love it This book is fascinating so well written The individual tales within the main story are superb. O lives in a world of books His mother disappeared when he was seven his older brother ran away Now his father leaves him to tend a church in another county That’s when the Muladona begins to visit him Every night the Muladona a doomed soul transformed into the Devil’s mule visits Verge and forces him to listen to a horrific tale Each night as Verge huddles under his bed sh.