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Tuesday, January 17, 2006

On Harvey & Eck - DAY ONE

After powering through the first three chapters, my reactions are varied. As I mentioned in an earlier post, the prose is packed. Staccato sentences and abundant profanity maintain interest. I am more Eck than Harvey and more Hub than Crunch, however, so at the moment I am not inclined to be especially sympathetic to Erin's protagonist. But then again I know I am a far cry from being an appropriately compassionate person.

I'll be interested to see how (if) those sentiments change over the remaining pages. And I'll be grateful if this book contributes to my personal growth.

This concludes Day One of the Twelve Days of Harvey & Eck, a novel by Erin O'Brien.


Blogger FLAMINGO1 said...

Your review method is intriguing as it somewhat reflects the piecemeal way Erin's novel comes together over a series of communiques.

I like it.

9:13 AM, January 17, 2006  
Blogger PDD said...

Question for Erin:

Will you post Garretts 12 step program as the review. I think you should. It's cutting edge.

1:21 PM, January 17, 2006  
Blogger Erin O'Brien said...

This is going to be like having sex for a really long time.

The question is, will it be like having excruciatingly good sex with a well-hung Satan or painfully bad and embarrassing sex with a tee-pee nubbed saint?

There are those who would say that sex is like pizza. You eat it good or bad.

I will stay tuned, garrett darling.

5:28 PM, January 17, 2006  
Blogger jungle jane said...

profanity? *perk*

woohooo i might learn some new dirty words to add to my writing! i want this book, erin!

5:39 PM, January 17, 2006  
Blogger Satan said...

garrett we need to talk

there is something that i want that you have

your soul

and if you can beat me in a fiddle playing contest i will give you what you want

a personality

just kidding i will give you the power to juggle 10 balls at one time

hey erin how you doin

remember the other night when you were sitting on my lap at that bar and i started to nuzzle your ear and

when we gonna get together again

i took like five viagra tonight and need to expend some energy if you know what i mean

11:58 PM, January 18, 2006  
Blogger garrett said...

Get thee to a nunnery, Satan.

12:45 AM, January 19, 2006  
Blogger The Velvet Fog said...

I hate to state the obvious, but it is now day three of the twelve days of Harvey & Eck, and here we sit with but one entry.

Erin should ask for her gifts back.

I would have at least read the book by now. Sheesh.

8:56 AM, January 19, 2006  
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