Cold Skin: A Novel
On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, in the years after World War One, a steam ship approaches a desolate island far from all shipping lanes. On board is a young man, on his way to assume the lonely post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the world.But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a...
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (November 2, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 760747
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“Very creepy novel! Simple 'base under siege' story raised to a higher level by excellent writing and deeper explorations of human interactions and experience. Great read! Very graphic violence and sexuality by the way, but in context perfectly accept...”
horror he refuses to name. The rest is woods, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence, and the surrounding sea. And then night begins to fall . . .Albert Sanchez-Pinol's Cold Skin is one of the strangest, most unsettling novels you will read this year, a tour de force full of dark resonance and sexual anxiety.