Thursday, January 9, 2014

Wolverton Station by Joe Hill

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Title: Wolverton Station
Author: Joe Hill
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 31
ISBN: 9780062341594
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author Website: joehillfiction.com
Twitter: @joe_hill, @HarperCollins
Format: eBook
Available: January 7, 2014
Rating: 3/5 stars

A quick tale from Joe Hill, Wolverton Station doesn't take much time to throw us into the meat of the story. Saunders, who works for a Starbucks-esque coffee house chain, is in England to open the latest international branch. Not a particularly nice person, Saunders thinks very highly of himself and his ability to turn a profit, regardless of the consequences to those around him. While taking the train to his next destination, Saunders is surprised to discover a wolf has boarded the train at the last stop. Not just any wolf, mind you, but a businesswolf. And what exactly does a businesswolf eat?

Not one of Hill's best, he still injects his unique style of creepiness into the story. I'd recommend it for hardcore Hill fans, but if he's not your cup of tea, this will be an easy pass for you.

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