Easily one of the best books i have ever read. Geek Love tells the story of the Binewski family, who have created their own traveling freak show by experimenting with drugs during pregnancy. The book is narrated by Olympia, a hunchback, albino dwarf.
The writing is so mesmerizing that when I read the book in 2005 I almost convinced myself never to attempt writing again because it would never compare to Dunn’s. This book is one of the most original, entertaining, inspiring and emotionally compelling things you’re likely to pick up.
will you be offended? maybe, but perhaps not. the book is dark and includes some strange/upsetting situations, but isn’t terribly gratuitous or over the top.
(artwork by Jandruff)