Why Do I Consider This Book Odd: Because it is both excellent and terrible. Penpal is a 2012 self-published horror/thriller novel and the debut novel of the American author Dathan Auerbach. This book scared me in ways that I can barely describe. In the novel format, a lot of filler was added and all it did was detract from the creepiness of the original stuff. That’s the best way to describe this book. That deserves two or three sentences at best. I really enjoyed this creepy,quick read. It’s a quasi-anthology of creepypasta stories, all told first-person perspective from the central character as he pieces together eerie occurrences from his childhood; but with the clarity of hindsight. I've been to reddit a total of maybe three times, so I have no idea what this was originally like structurally. right up my alley! Penpal is a book that began as a post in reddit's community and subreddit, r/nosleep. Others have also said other things such as that the descriptions are awkward, or that it's unreadable, or just takes too long. Ainsi paraît son premier roman, "Penpal" (2012), aux États-Unis. The gut-wrenching ending. I really enjoyed this creepy,quick read. 1,920 reviews Penpal began as a series of short and interconnected stories posted on an online horror forum. I think this is why it's so terrifying. As many of you may know, Reddit is one of the most popular destinations on the Internet for “true” horror stories, as well as CreepyPastas, but it’s not often they get transformed into novels. Type of Book: Fiction, short story collection, horror. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. I think for me this book is a 3.5/5.It doesn't quite do enough to merit a 4 star though in my eyes, despite me enjoying this book and not regretting the purchase at all,especially for the price. Each chapter completes a different piece of the puzzle for both you and the narrator, and by the end of it all, you will wish that you could forget what he never knew. It’s not a short story, but it’s not really a long one, either. Refresh and try again. DATHAN AUERBACH was born in the southern U.S. and has lived there for most of his life. The Plague Dogs book. In it, a boy is stalked for over a decade by a strange man. If you find evidence that someone has been, I made the mistake of buying into the hype of almost 100% 5 star reviews on Amazon, knowing full well that the book started as a Reddit Thread and that those reviews were probably the full-throated support of the community. I would recommend this book to anyone into the horror genre, or just looking for a change of pace to the usual books that seem to come out today. Etes-vous un auteur? It could have been a good story - I don't know because I couldn't even get myself to finish it - but it's not good writing. The series is split into six parts: In it, a boy is stalked for over a decade by a strange man. For instance it shouldn't take a whole page to describe two ten year olds playing rock paper scissors. Essayez de regarder cette vidéo sur www.youtube.com, ou activez JavaScript dans votre navigateur si ce n'est pas déjà le cas. I stumbled upon this title after completing another eBook and noticing the odd cover among recommendations. A potentially great creepy story hidden beneath a steaming pile of deuce. I really wanted to like it, but this isn't a novel; it's glorified forum posts. Spellbindingly terrifying stuff. With those I would like to say that I felt the author knew what he was doing when he wrote it, but it isn't a book for people just getting into the genre. En 2011, il commence à poster des nouvelles sur un forum consacré à la littérature d'horreur. I liked the way it was written. D ’ horreur a book, but that was all it took, most disturbing thing i ’ ve read... 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