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The Only Good Indians Reviews

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

The Only Good Indians

Stephen Graham Jones

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Imprint: Titan Books Ltd
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Publication date: 21 Jul 2020
ISBN: 9781789095296

Adam Nevill's The Ritual meets Liane Moriarty's Big Little Lies in this atmospheric gothic literary horror.

5 stars out of 5
10 Jul 2020

"Jones is excellent at depicting the anxiety of Native Americans in contemporary society"

 The Only Good Indians (Titan, £8.99), combines literary horror, a slasher-revenge plot and a Native American reservation backdrop to great effect. A decade before the main action of the novel, Blackfeet Indian Lewis Clarke and four friends, on a hunting expedition in Montana, trespass on land belonging to tribal elders and embark on a killing spree, slaughtering a pregnant elk in an act that will have terrible repercussions for the quintet. What follows years later is the manifestation of a spirit creature in the form of a woman with an elk’s head and her bloody revenge on the friends. 

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