Koko

Koko KOKO Only Four 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 From Each Other, They Are Nonetheless Linked By A Shared History And A Single Shattering Secret Now, They Have Been Reunited And Are About To Embark On A Quest That Will Take Them From Washington, D.C., To The Graveyards And Fleshpots Of The Far East To The Human Jungle Of New York, Hunting Someone From The Past Who Has Risen From The Darkness To Kill And Kill And Kill. Koko is a lenghty tome My paperback copy spans 640 pages and promises great things a haunting nightmare of 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 connotations for the four men they believe that a former member of their platoon is behind the murders.After Floating Drago Koko is a lenghty tome My paperback copy spans 640 pages and promises great things a haunting nightmare of four Vietnam veterans, reunited 15 years after the war, thrust back into the horrors of the war when they learn about a ch
It has been at least a decade since I last tried to read this book, which I had attempted before on two previous occasions And I knew how far I had gotten each time, if not by some whiff of remembering then at least by the markers I had placed where I had stopped each time It was the pure principal of the thing that fuelled my surpassing both those afore laid markers, not the prose or the characters or the story If memory serves me correctly I bought this book based solely on my experience o It has been at least a decade since I last tried to read this book, which I had attempted before on two previous occasions And I knew how far I had gotten each time, if not by some whiff of remembering then at least by the markers I had placed where I had stopped each time It was the pure principal of the thing that fuelled my surpassing both those afore laid markers, not the prose or the characters or the story If
If you ve thought about reading Koko, then Be Like Mike and Just Do It Stephen King fans may appreciate this book, and know about the connection with his friend, 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 If you ve thought about reading Koko, then Be Like Mike and Just Do It Stephen King fans may appreciate this book, and know about the connection with his friend, Peter Straub These two guys are like bookends in the horror genre At times, t
Tricksy ReviewWhere to start An uneasy read, this There is real madness to be found here A brooding, heady insanity Koko, the novel, is a disjointed, psychological, somewhat confusing affair Why then is it such a good read Well, because that is also the best way to describe half the characters in this piece of work There is certainly method to the madness here And Koko himself He s certainly a disturbed man and it rubs off.This book is not a quick read, it s everything but, and when I Tricksy ReviewWhere to start An uneasy read, this There is real madness to be found here A brooding, heady insanity Koko, the n
This is the epitome of mystery thriller writing, penned by a master of literary fiction at the height of his powers.Four men, bonded by the horrors of war, reunite to hunt one of their own, when a series of brutal killings a world away leads them back into their shared pasts, to face the specter that haunts them all..KOKO.A dense, complex book that showcases all of Straub s impressive skills as a wordsmith, disassembling and recreating the world around the reader, word by word, sentence by se This is the epitome of mystery thriller writing, penned by a master of literary fiction at the height of his powers.Four men, bonded by the horrors of war, reunite to hunt one of their own, when a series of brutal killings a world away leads them back into their shared pasts, to face the specter th
Just finished book one of this trilogy This has been a group read with The Eclectic Club.I really don t know what to say here This book fucks with you It leaves you feeling dirty at times Was I confused several times A lot became clear but there were still many paragraphs and sentences that read like the mad dribble you d hear at your local nut house But did I like that confus
Finally finished it Buddy Read with the awesome The Eclectic Club It was fun ride but it had some bumps along the way the atmosphere of degradation, regret, self loathing, and impending doom was pervasive and absorbing the author shows a sure hand with characterization and a steady one with narrative the identity of the killer was unsurprising but well conceived and either as an ext
Koko is absolutely brilliant This book reads like a recollected nightmare and the twists and turns will leave you dizzy. As is the case when I finish 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 literary elements like human psychology, his narratives and characters are puzzles that are not so easy to complete It is best for one to take his or her time when reading Straub, and to not get overwhelm As is the case when I finish 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 literary elements like human psychology, his narrat

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 562 pages
  • Koko
  • Peter Straub
  • English
  • 16 February 2018
  • 0451162080