28 DoBR: Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill

I’m sure I’m not the only one that saw the movie before finding the book. This is the case. I saw the movie, loved it, and wanted to find out more. Upon discovering it was indeed a book I just had to see how the movie matched up to the original work. 

Thought the book and the movie did have differences they weren’t so vast I couldn’t enjoy the movie after reading the book and vice versa. The book, though good, was also incredibly sad. I felt for the main character Ignatius and how horrible it was for him to not only lose his girlfriend, but for the town to think he did it.

Great writing, great book, and great movie!

Synopsis:

The New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box returns with a relentless supernatural thriller that runs like Hell on wheels . . .

Merrin Williams is dead, slaughtered under inexplicable circumstances, leaving her beloved boyfriend Ignatius Perrish as the only suspect. On the first anniversary of Merrin’s murder, Ig spends the night drunk and doing awful things. When he wakes the next morning he has a thunderous hangover . . . and horns growing from his temples. Ig possesses a terrible new power to go with his terrible new look a macabre gift he intends to use to find the monster who killed his lover. Being good and praying for the best got him nowhere. Now it’s time for revenge . . .

It’s time the devil had his due. . . .

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