E–pub Koko AUTHOR Peter Straub


Ans of the Vietnam War believe they know who he is and just where to ind him Yeah not so easy guys I realized at some he is and just where to ind him Yeah not so easy guys I realized at some that I was the cat in this cat and mouse game with Straub continually pull the rug out rom under me But I continued to guess That s half the un of reading so I m than willing to be the cat when the story is a decent one A thanks to my EC buddies This one took us awhile but as always the group read experience makes or a better read the atmosphere of degradation regret self loathing and impending doom was pervasive and absorbing the author Shows A Sure Hand With a sure hand with and a steady one with narrative the identity of the killer was unsurprising but well conceived and either as an extended metaphor or What We Did Wrong in Vietnam or as an ominous tract on the depths that some men can sink in their hunger or self destruction Koko certainly succeeds Finally inished it Buddy Read with the awesome The Eclectic Club It was un ride but it had some bumps along the way As is the case when I inish other Peter Straub novels I closed Koko last night speechless aware that I had been at least on a tiny level transformed As per usual with Straub "this book is an experience light beach reading it is not Straub deals in and with psychology tethering it to "book is an experience light beach reading it is not Straub deals in and with psychology tethering it to elements like human psychology his narratives and characters are puzzles that are not so easy to complete It is best or one to take his or her time when reading Straub and to not get overwhelmed his output is not immediately personable or Fancy Strut friendly It reuires work Because this novel is in part about PTSD long stretcheseel Northern California: A History and Guide - From Napa to Eureka fantastical many times I was not sure if what I was reading was C to the graveyards andleshpots of the Far East to the human jungle of New York hunting someone Unbreathed Memories from the past who has risenrom the darkness to kill and kill and kill. Alny Beevers Linklater Underhill are all real "people who will stay with you and Koko is the ghost that haunts them all These are "who will stay with you and Koko is the ghost that haunts them all These are of the most realistic and memorable character I ve ever encountered in iction The narrative is rich long DETAILED SATYSFYING AND HAUNTING AND WILL STAY WITH THE satysfying and haunting and will stay with the or a long time It stayed with mePeter Straub has achieved something extraordinary in Koko when he says that this is his strongest work a avorite he has his reasons A long complex journey to the heart of darkness that is not really about who it s about why A rare gem worth multiple readings If you ve thought about reading Koko then Be Like Mike and Just Do It Stephen King ans may appreciate this book and know about the connection with his riend Peter Straub These two guys are like bookends in the horror genre At times they even have a similar way of writing But Koko is its own thing It s not like Straub s earlier book Ghost Story saw the movie have yet to read the book To me that was horror Koko has horrific acts psychopathic killer atrocities committed in war But mostly Koko is a mystery a character study and a weird psychedelic trip inside A Killer S MindStraub killer s mindStraub plotting continuously alternates between the straightforward and the confusing I d like to think this is deliberate and that Straub is toying with the reader Otherwise how could he manage to keep us interested and guessing throughout one 550 page book let alone three Oh and if you didn t know like me Koko is the irst of three books in the Blue Rose trilogy So just let me say that I liked it If there s a problem it s how the story meandered At times I became a little vexed Who are you Koko Four American veter. Nonetheless linked by a shared history and a single shattering secret Now they have been reunited and are about to embark on a uest that will take them rom Washington Koko is a lenghty tome My paperback copy spans 640 pages and promises great things a haunting nightmare of All about Us four Vietnam veterans reunited 15 years after the war thrust back into the horrors of the war when they learn about a chain of murders comitted in Southeast Asia the murderer always leaves a playing card with the word Koko scribbled on it The word has eerie connotationsor the our men they believe that a ormer member of their platoon is behind the murdersAfter Floating Dragon and The Talisman Peter Straub Wanted To Try His to try his in a different Noni Speaks Up field He workedour years on Koko and in many interviews names it as his strongest work He Handbags and Gladrags fooled those who were expecting a supernatural tale like his two previous novels there is little if any of supernatural in Koko but there s plenty of ghosts The scariest thing is that they are all alive Koko is a long complex novel where the travel is most important not the resolution it s most definitely not an easy thriller or a simple mystery It s a tale of a group of men who travelled to hell and returned with their own personal devils And when their past calls them back they decide to take action and pursue the killer through Signapore and Taipei to Milwaukee and New York City Peter Straub in one of the interviews said that Koko was his best writing experience where he entered alow state in which he was with his characters and discovered that he wrote whole pages without thinking about writing them It shows Koko presents a world so complex and real that the reader An Egg-cellent Easter! (Barbie) feels like he was living in it It does tend to wanderrom time to time but doesn t life Koko is ull of real emotions poignancy sadness and ambiguity Pumo Spit. KOKO Only our men knew what it meant Now they must stop it They are Vietnam vets a doctor a lawyer a working stiff and a writer Very different rom each other they are. ,


Koko AUTHOR Peter Straub


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