Equal parts haunting and horrifying, this literary horror
novel gives readers insight into the mind of a controlling
homicidal man and the son who must stop him.
"Marvin Burke is one of the great monsters of literature, a figure of immense, credible terror and savagery.
Grave-robbing. What kind of monster would do such a thing. It's true that Leonardo da Vinci did it, Shakespeare wrote about it, and the resurrection men of nineteenth-century Scotland practically made it an art. But none of this matters to Joey Crouch, a sixteen-year-old straight-A student living in Chicago with his single mom.