Praise for Robert Dunbar's WILLY

WILLY -- a dark literary novel by Robert Dunbar -- has been turning up on a lot of best-of-the-year and top-ten lists. The book has now appeared on the preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Award from the Horror Writers Association.
 
 
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Jan. 25, 2012 - PRLog -- WILLY by Robert Dunbar
In an isolated school for boys with emotional problems, a disturbed adolescent struggles against a mire of ignorance and oppression. Then he meets Willy ... and the other boy – charismatic and strange – saves him.  Or damns him.

Best book of the year lists on which WILLY appears:
Nights & Weekends
http://www.nightsandweekends.com/articles/12/NW1200001.php
Literary Mayhem
http://literarymayhem.com/wordpress/2011/12/29/my-top-books-for-2011/
Serial Distractions
http://serialdistractions.com/2012/01/06/top-distractions-of-2011/

Critical response to WILLY:

“Unique ... highly recommended.” ~ MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW

“Dark and complex ... a book that will stay with you.” ~ READER ADVISORY BOARD

“Profound ... honest and authentic ... a journey of healing.” ~ THE READING REVIEW

“Dunbar, oddly, is a light in a world that is all about darkness.” ~ LL BOOK REVIEW

“A literary horror masterpiece!” ~ THE KINDLE BOOK REVIEW

“Lyrical and suspenseful ... a tour de force.” ~ SHROUD MAGAZINE

“Horror at its best, most fulfilling.” ~ DARK SCRIBE MAGAZINE

“One of the most powerful novels this reviewer has ever read.” ~ HELLNOTES

“Challenging and satisfying.” ~ NIGHTS & WEEKENDS

“A genre-busting tour de force.” ~ LITERARY MAYHEM

“A welcome change from the average horror novel.” ~ DARK MEDIA MAGAZINE

“It just doesn't get any better than this.” ~ HORROR WORLD

Discover the darkly poetic world of WILLY, a novel by the author of THE PINES, THE SHORE and MARTYRS & MONSTERS (and discover other great titles from Uninvited Books) at www.UninvitedBooks.com.

Available in paperback and as an ebook from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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