I was going to give you another first sentence. This one from Johnny Glynn, The Seven Days of Peter Crumb (New York, Harper, 2007). This is an evil, disturbing, violent, psychotic novel. But a really good one.
Flipping through to page 1, I ran into this epigraph from Alexander Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipeligo. I think I'll share it with you because it says to us--Don't pass off easily as not you what you're about to read.
If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of humanity and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart.This is not a joyful book to read, and I don't recommend it for everyone. But if you like good novels and have a strong stomach, this one is excellent. If you don't have a strong stomach, you'll never make it through.
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