Official Review: A Second, Less Capable Head by James Hanna

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Re: Official Review: A Second, Less Capable Head by James Ha

Post by CrescentMoon » 12 Sep 2017, 15:50

Sounds unique and fun. I like the wit and dark humor. Great review!

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Post by Eric77 » 12 Sep 2017, 16:12

I love the idea of looking at life from the opposite direction. Most often, we judge others without understanding them. This is evident in the "hunny bunny" story you mentioned was your best. Thanks for your great review. Congrats to the author for making BOTD

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Post by REENA BEN » 12 Sep 2017, 16:15

A Second, Less Capable Head* by James Hanna.
The author clearly identifies the characters and feeling expressed on the second less capable head of the theory interpretation and experience. The story is about a second head population due to some contamination of the water, too many pesticides in lands leads mutational effect on some of the populace this focus on the scientific point of the view to this story. The characters leads to the abortion point of views to get rid of the abnormal born but a fear of a murder and government laws among the sufferers.This book has a very unique story and interesting.

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Post by Acwoolet » 12 Sep 2017, 16:17

It definitely sounds unique! Thanks for the great review!

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Post by DeboraSilva » 12 Sep 2017, 16:24

What an amazing collection of short stories. They are unique, suspenseful, contradictory and irreverent. An author does not always write about happy endings and James Hanna manages to reflect real life in his stories. Sometimes I would catch myself reading and thinking that a situation was weird, bizarre even, but it still grabbed my attention and kept me captivated until the very end. It was the right amount of creepy, funny and real.

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Post by CaitlynLynch » 12 Sep 2017, 16:26

This sounds so good. I really enjoyed the sample of the first story; the writer knows his craft very well!

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Post by EMoffat » 12 Sep 2017, 16:30

Thanks Mercy. It was really interesting both to read and review

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Post by BunnySTx » 12 Sep 2017, 16:31

At first glance I was ready to pass on this book but after reading a few pages and your review I think I'm more than hooked. LOL! This book has some bizarre sounding stories but they sound fun. I may not be getting it today but it is definitely going on my TBR shelf. Thanks for the great review.

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Post by EMoffat » 12 Sep 2017, 16:35

Thank you :) it is definetly worth a read

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Post by jwalker73 » 12 Sep 2017, 16:36

Thanks for the review. This could be an interesting read. I enjoy stories with a twist. Not sure if it is too dark for me but I will download the sample and see.

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Post by Celticlady » 12 Sep 2017, 16:51

Sounds like a most peculiar book...strange stories indeed. Wonder if these stories are based on dreams...lol. Thank you for your review.

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Post by dragonet07 » 12 Sep 2017, 17:39

Well, well, doesn't this sound like an interesting read! I can see why some people are comparing it to Kafka but it sounds closer to Gogol's work to me (I adore Gogol). Either way, this collection would suit my twisted sense of humor and darker side perfectly. Thank you for the interesting and thorough review.
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Post by liniageline89 » 12 Sep 2017, 17:46

The reviewer gave some "spoilers," to some of the plot lines, but boy did they draw me in. Especially hearing about the stalker one. That sent a chill down my back. Sounds like a great read, and boy am I glad it's on KU.

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Post by GCamer » 12 Sep 2017, 17:54

Such an interesting concept for short stories. Looking into the mindset of the people in the dark side could also help the society. Thanks for the great review.

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Post by juliusotinyo » 12 Sep 2017, 17:58

Growing a second head, now that intrigued me. Sounds just like a book I'd want to read.

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