Author: Lee Battersby

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Oct 31
The Corpse Rat King by Lee Battersby

The Corpse Rat King by Lee Battersby

Reviews 1 ★★★★

Gritty, filled with black humour and bordering on heretic, The Corpse Rat King isn't a book for the faint hearted. It's titular character is dead, and he looks and smells it. There's an almost sick fascination with excrement and waste of any kind throughout. The whole book is dirty, filthy, and yet somehow manages to entertain.

Marius don Hellespont is a rogue, a delinquent, a scavenger of the lowest form. But the author wants us to sympathise with, and horror of horrors, actually like him. I'll admit that I wasn't going to finish this novel at first. Marius is so...

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