Editorial Reviews. Review. You’ve probably heard that this love story about two Exquisite Corpse – Kindle edition by Poppy Z. Brite. Download it. Blood-soaked sheets, cannibalism, rotting, half-dissected corpses: this Exquisite Corpse. Poppy Z. Brite, Author Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN. Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z Brite – book cover, description, publication history.

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Quotes from Exquisite Corpse. I made it through the entire book. Instead, it a gritty and filthy read which has more in common with smut than speculative fiction. I love that she’s weird, and punk, and that she was true to her word and stopped writing bite when she got older.


Last is Jay, an corpae and very sophisticated cannibal who preys Well this was different. This book follows two sadistic serial killers, one from London and one from New Orleans, whose paths ultimately collide. Exquisite Corpse took me into a place that was darker than I had ever been, and disturbed me like no book I had read up to that point.

This book kept me reading an entire day when I was home due to Hurricane Isaac. The work bounced from publisher to publisher, who praised the novel’s writing but ultimately rejected it, calling its subject matter “too nihilistic, too extreme, a bloodbath without justification”. I am not shocked by much.

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Notify me of new comments via email. Brite’s hardcore horror opus is not for everyone. I cannot exqusiite this book was ever published anywhere. The two have a brief sexual encounter, after which Tran becomes attracted to Jay. It is definitely not for the squeamish. It is a novel for those who dare trespass where the sacred and profane become one.


Horrors left offscreen are more effective on me. Soon Luke realizes that Tran has fallen into Andrew and Jay’s deadly hands, and the goal becomes not reuniting with Tran, but rescuing him. Dec 25, Brian Williams rated it it was amazing. The novel was published inand the disease is treated as a death sentence and yet ignored by most of the characters. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

This book is quite scary psychologically, but it also r Grossest book I’ve ever read. Why didn’t I review this one before? In earlyCirpse turned in the finished manuscript of Exquisite Corpse and was informed that Delacorte would be unable to publish the corse due to its violent content. When Jay introduces the beautiful Tran esquisite Andrew, Andrew becomes obsessed with the idea of murdering and eating him.

And the only prose that’s purpler is Exquisute Rice’s. Bareback porn, either straight or homosexual, provides a fantasy space in which viewers can access an image of fullness and completion, however vicarious or metaphorical. I don’t consider myself exqisite be sheltered in any way. He hates the world and cannot come to terms with his disease. This article about a novel of the s with a lesbiangaybisexualor transgender theme is a stub.

Exquisite Corpse

The story is made all the more chilling because of the point of view switches. Mar 19, Eve rated it it was amazing.

Is there symbolism here? I kept a running tally of how many times my stomach turned from the book’s first chapter to the last. Exqjisite author writes on her website that both her U.

Wow, that sounded cheesy! As stupid books go this was insanely gruesome but it was all the kind of pasted-on photo-shopped necrophilia, you couldn’t really believe a word of it. Jay, though reluctant, agrees to Andrew’s plan, in part to rid himself of the temptation of falling in love with Tran. And lastly, the predominance of this romantic stuff: One is exquisitw soon to be victim and his ex, the other, two serial killers.


The title, Exquisite Corpse, refers to a unique literary style originated by the surrealist school of writing. Te hace ver, oir, oler, las escenas. Here are the basic plot elements of Exquisite Corpse: Be warned this is not a book for the faint of heart.

The reason I didn’t give this book five stars, even though I couldn’t put it down, was that I was genuinely bummed out by the sadness of many parts of the story, and I don’t like reading books that are THAT dark.

Dec 14, Victoria rated it liked it Shelves: Brite may well lose fans this time, her superbly composed arias on the most disgusting forms of death and sloshy decay being likely to turn off many admirers of her previous torchlit searches through the caverns of hell.

Overall, the scenes come across as heavily ritualistic, often reverent, with an air of religiosity. So, if you’re sick of hearing about Dahmer, be warned. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This particular story was not written in that way by multiple authors, instead the title gives a glimpse into the storytelling style itself, where the narratives of these four distinct men build brrite one another to the most horrific and ferocious ending imaginable. It’s extremely gruesome and exquiaite morbid, but inexplicably charming.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Unfortunately, she does too good of a job here, and I felt a little queasy at some points. Feb 18, Emily rated it really liked it.