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The Only Good Indians: A Novel review Ë 104 A USA TODAY BESTSELLER APublishers Weekly Best Book of the Year One of 2020s buzziest horror novels Entertainment Weekly A Most Anticipated Books of Summer selection in EsuireElle VultureTime AV Club Bustle and Literary Hub Gritty and gorgeous The New York Times Jones is one of the best writers working today regardless of genre and this gritty heartbreaking novel might just be his best yet NPR Joness latest horror novel sprints from start to finish The Washington Post A stark page turner Los Angeles Times More than I could have asked for in a novel Tommy Orange Pulitzer Prize finalist author of There There A masterpiece Paul Tremblay author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Survivor Song A tale of revenge cultural identity and the cost of breaking from tradition in this latest novel from the Jordan Peele of horror literature Stephen Graham JonesSeamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary The Only Good Indians follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives Tracked by an entity bent on revenge these childhood friends are helpless as the culture and traditions they left behind catch up to them in a violent vengeful way. Great to read a horror novel written by a Native American with nods to Wendigo lore Hope he writes like this though he has 20 other books to his name this is his breakthrough

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel review Ë 104 A USA TODAY BESTSELLER APublishers Weekly Best Book of the Year One of 2020s buzziest horror novels Entertainment Weekly A Most Anticipated Books of Summer selection in EsuireElle VultureTime AV Club Bustle and Literary Hub Gritty and gorgeous The New York Times Jones is one of the best writers working today regardless of genre and this gritty heartbreaking novel might just be his best yet NPR Joness latest horror novel sprints from start to finish The Washington Post A stark page turner Los Angeles Times More than I could have asked for in a novel Tommy Orange Pulitzer Prize finalist author of There There A masterpiece Paul Tremblay author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Survivor Song A tale of revenge cultural identity and the cost of breaking from tradition in this latest novel from the Jordan Peele of horror literature Stephen Graham JonesSeamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary The Only Good Indians follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives Tracked by an entity bent on revenge these childhood friends are helpless as the culture and traditions they left behind catch up to them in a violent vengeful way. What a con game we have fallen for I don t know how they do it but so called writers like Brett Easton Ellis Donna Tartt and now Stephen Graham Jones have all got us fooled into thinking that their books are somehow worth reading I know no one ever reads these reviews but just in case you do save your thirty dollars and some of your time and leave this book on the shelf A native American keeps seeing ghostly images of an elk that he and three others killed when they were young boys A dumb idea to begin wth which gets worse the I read The writing is at times nonsenical at one point the author refers to the Gatling gun of history What is that supposed to mean At another point one of the main characters hallunicates seeing his wife with the head of an elk This is where I uit reading the book

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The Only Good Indians: A Novel review Ë 104 A USA TODAY BESTSELLER APublishers Weekly Best Book of the Year One of 2020s buzziest horror novels Entertainment Weekly A Most Anticipated Books of Summer selection in EsuireElle VultureTime AV Club Bustle and Literary Hub Gritty and gorgeous The New York Times Jones is one of the best writers working today regardless of genre and this gritty heartbreaking novel might just be his best yet NPR Joness latest horror novel sprints from start to finish The Washington Post A stark page turner Los Angeles Times More than I could have asked for in a novel Tommy Orange Pulitzer Prize finalist author of There There A masterpiece Paul Tremblay author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Survivor Song A tale of revenge cultural identity and the cost of breaking from tradition in this latest novel from the Jordan Peele of horror literature Stephen Graham JonesSeamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary The Only Good Indians follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives Tracked by an entity bent on revenge these childhood friends are helpless as the culture and traditions they left behind catch up to them in a violent vengeful way. No spoilers 2 starsDisclaimer Nobody gave me a freebie copy of this novel in exchange for my review I do not know the author personally nor his publisher so I paid full price for this preordered novel with my hard earned cash and my review is my honest opinionFirst the synopsis Four young Blackfeet men decide to go poaching a herd of elk on their elders land parcelUnder cover of night by moonlight they randomly shoot into a herd of grazing elk one of the animals slaughtered is a young elk cow trying to protect its unborn calfIt takes 3 bullets to kill the female elk all the while she is staring at her killer she is thinking You hide in the herd You wait And you never forgetTen years later the dead pregnant elk returns as Po noka in Blackfeet it means elk she is Elk Head Woman a woman with an elk s head and her spirit is a kind of shape shifter so she can possess different women and she will in order to get revenge against the Indians who killed her and her calfI looked so forward to reading this novel as I like a good Indian story like SCARLET PLUME by Fredrick Manfred and SACAJAWEA by Anna WaldoThe first 25% of the story was incomprehensible to me due to the author s style In addition Indian slang motorcycle slang and basketball slang and terminology are used throughout further confusing readers as to what is going on The last 20% was better but too little too lateI really can t recommend this novel to anyone and I don t think I ll be preordering anything else that hasn t been reviewed


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    review The Only Good Indians: A Novel Join or create book clubs Î 4 review Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Join or create book clubs What a con game we have fallen for I don't know how they do it but so called writers like Brett Easton Ellis Donna Tartt and now Stephen Graham Jones have all got us fooled into thinking that their books are somehow worth reading I know no one ever reads these reviews but just in case you do save your thirty dollars and some of your time and leave this book on the shelf A native American keeps seeing ghostly

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    The Only Good Indians: A Novel (DOWNLOAD) Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Join or create book clubs Join or create book clubs Î 4 review From the horror books I have read over the years I believe that it is difficult to put into words whatever is needed to scare a reader Words are not as effective as images which is why movies can make us jump and it takes

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    The Only Good Indians: A Novel (DOWNLOAD) Join or create book clubs Î 4 review Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Î Join or create book clubs I read an interview with Stephen Graham Jones where he said “I just figure I am Blackfeet so every story I tell’s going to be Bla

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    The Only Good Indians: A Novel (DOWNLOAD) No spoilers 2 starsDisclaimer Nobody gave me a freebie copy of this novel in exchange for my review I do not know the author personally nor his publisher so I paid full price for this preordered novel with my hard earned cash and my review is my honest opinionFirst the synopsis Four young Blackfeet men decide to go poachi

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    The Only Good Indians: A Novel (DOWNLOAD) really liked this a story of a group of friends and a landscape haunted by a collective past atmospheric bloody and memorable

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