[T]this book works marvelously as a spooky horror before suddenly becoming a moving tale of alienation . . . Winnette’s writing is immaculate. From descriptions of corpses to the inner lives of wasps, I believed every word he gave me. And in our narrator, he’s created a singular voice: prissy, contemptuous, achingly lonely, and darkly funny . . . This isn’t just a ghost story or a locked room mystery—it’s much more an examination of how we define reality, how we interact with our deepest fears, and how we define our humanity. But the ghost stuff is also cool, and if you’re looking for a visceral horror experience, this book is a perfect fit for a stormy night’s reading.
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