Hornbuckle's Journal

Hornbuckle s Journal Hornbuckle s Journal is the perfect companion piece to Lubin s earlier work Probo s Lament Once again the author engages us with his dark humor and lyrical narrative He is an accomplished satirist wi

  • Title: Hornbuckle's Journal
  • Author: Gene Lubin
  • ISBN: 9780982255
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hornbuckle s Journal is the perfect companion piece to Lubin s earlier work, Probo s Lament Once again the author engages us with his dark humor and lyrical narrative He is an accomplished satirist without being cynical, a writer who revels in farce and parody without being inane.This short novel is told from the point of view of an alcoholic clown called Hornbuckle w Hornbuckle s Journal is the perfect companion piece to Lubin s earlier work, Probo s Lament Once again the author engages us with his dark humor and lyrical narrative He is an accomplished satirist without being cynical, a writer who revels in farce and parody without being inane.This short novel is told from the point of view of an alcoholic clown called Hornbuckle who converses with the Devil and encounters a cast of zany characters while almost inadvertently solving the longstanding mystery of where the one true journal resides and to whom it really belongs.A midget with a penchant for Naugahyde, a castrating mother who is summoned from the dead this is uncharted territory, even for Lubin

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    1. By Johanna CorverlyOnce again, author Gene Lubin engages us with the dark humor and lyrical narrative for which he is known. Hornbuckle's Journal commences in Peanutville, where Probo's Lament left off. It can be considered a sequel but it easily stands alone as an intriguing story in its own right.While 'Probo' was a rollicking adventure full of humor and insight, 'Hornbuckle' goes a bit deeper into the thoughts and motivations of its main character, and it does so without so much as missing a [...]

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