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A feast of snakes

a novel

by Harry Crews

  • 396 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Scribner Paperback Fiction in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHarry Crews.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R46 F4 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL684352M
ISBN 100684842483
LC Control Number97031155

― Harry Crews, quote from A Feast of Snakes “She felt the snake between her breasts, felt him there, and loved him there, coiled, the deep tumescent S held rigid, ready to strike. She loved the way the snake looked sewn onto her V-neck letter sweater, his hard diamondback pattern shining in the sun.   To wrap up, I don't think I can summarize A Feast of Snakes any better than Professor James C. Cobb's description in his fine book Away Down South: A History of Southern Identity (): In his fiction Crews presented a southern poor-white netherworld inhabited by characters whose desperation, depravity, and grotesqueness went well beyond Author: Bad Catholic.

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A Feast of Snakes, first published inis a dazzling and flawless horror novel. --Fiona Webster. Read more. About the Author. Harry Crews is the author of twenty books and numerous articles and columns. He lives and works in Florida. Read more. Product details. Paperback: Cited by: 2. A Feast of Snakes: A Novel.

by Crews, Harry. Format: Paperback Change. Price: $ + Free shipping with Amazon Prime. As expected there are lots and lots of snakes and snake metaphors herein. Though the book is light in page A feast of snakes book, each word is calculated and heavy on the page.

A Feast of Snakes: Harry Crews' Surreal Novel of Sex, Snakes, and the Winding Way to the Future A Feast of Snakes by Harry Crews was chosen by members of On the Southern Literary Trail as the Pre Group Read for December, Special thanks to Trail Member Leanne for nominating this work.4/5.

"A Feast Of Snakes" is more than an angry book; it boils over with rage. Joe Lon Mackey isn't just a Southern redneck stereotype, he is the embodiment of the frustration and desperation of America's rural poor. "Deliverance" reads like a fairy tale in comparison to this novel.

The tone of "A Feast Of Snakes" is vile and by: 2. Not until Feast of Snakes—and then every Crews book I could get my hands on (most are, or were, out of print)—was I able to appreciate stories that addressed the world I was living in.

(The irony is not lost on me that it took a book written in the ’70s for me to begin to understand and be open to writing that was taking place in the ’90s.). "A Feast of Snakes" by Harry Crews is a story about Joe Lon Mackey, a young man who is watching his life slip past his fingers.

As a high school football player, Joe Lon excelled at everything he touched. However, upon graduation, it was revealed that he could not read.

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Crews' native Georgia or Florida where he's been staging a Southern Gothic freakshow of gospel singers and midgets and half-wits. Harry Crews has 38 books on Goodreads with ratings. Harry Crews’s most popular book is A Feast of Snakes. A Feast of Snakes by Harry Crews. Paperback (Reissue) $ Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Now from the author the Washington Post Book World calls the dark chronicler of human vanity and folly comes Celebration.

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43 likes. From the acclaimed author Harry Crews comes a wildly weird and breathtakingly original visit to the rural South that reveals the exotic subculture that erupts in all its Followers: Set in the rural backwoods of Georgia, A Feast of Snakes is a surreal romp through the dementia of the annual Rattlesnake Roundup, the only event for which the town of Mystic has gained repute.

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likes. country city punkFollowers: Reading Harry Crews practically apparates whiskey into your hand no matter where you are, so it was ticklish to learn Joe Lon, his protagonist in Feast of Snakes, owned a package store full of brown liquor.

In the back, a lady named Hard Candy placed bets on how quickly a snake could eat a rat, and while I read that scene I put my feet up on.

A Feast of Snakes - Part Two: Pages Summary & Analysis Harry Crews This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Feast of Snakes.

Review: A Feast of Snakes User Review - Titus Burley - Goodreads. Time to throw down on a favorite author. 90 percent of what Crews has written - despite some of it being incredibly twisted - I have loved.

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The Gospel Singer, A Feast of Snakes, A Childhood: The Biography of a Place Harry Eugene Crews (June 7, – Ma ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. He often made use of violent, grotesque characters and set them in regions of the Deep : Novel, short story, essay.

In A Feast of Creatures, Craig Williamson recasts nearly one hundred Old English riddles of the Exeter Book into a modern verse mode that yokes the cadences of Aelfric with the sprung rhythm of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

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Harry Crews Booklist Harry Crews Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Feast of Snakes; This is a very dark and unpleasant story of the rural south in the '70s. This is the tale of Joe Lon Mackey, who lives in the town of Mystic, Georgia.

A few years earlier, Joe Lon was a football.