The Pisstown Chaos

The Pisstown Chaos

Book - 2008
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The Pisstown Chaos" is a novel about disease and forced-relocation. Political power seems to be solely in the hands of one Reverend Herman Hooker, an "American Divine" who revels in the peoples' suffering as they are "shifted" (separated from -- and then randomly coupled with -- one another) by decree every five years.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Soft Skull Press ; [ Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2008.
ISBN: 9780979663673
Branch Call Number: SCF OHLE
Characteristics: 196 p. ; 21 cm.


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gnarly_authenticity Aug 03, 2013

Takes the stern Midwestern American satire of W.S. Burroughs to new levels of disgust, horror, invention and black humor. Often stomach-turning (as was "Age of Sinatra", the prequel). Every page has perfectly polished little gems of poetic imagery and neologisms of nightmare catchiness.


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