The Troop by Nick Cutter

Rating: 3.5 of 5

The TroopEwwwwww! pretty much says it all.

The Troop was disgusting and freaky; however, there was some genuine horror, too. (The scene where Max goes back into the cave with the flare: eek!) I heard about the book after reading “11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You,” and once I saw the big name blurbers on the front and back, I thought, what the hay, I’ll give it a go. An overall good time for this fan of the creepy crawlies.

[spoiler]If you enjoy TV shows like Animal Planet’s “Monsters Inside Me” and, whilst watching those TV shows, wonder what would happen if a mad scientist decided to play around with a parasite’s DNA, read this book.[/spoiler]

Disclaimer: Animal carnage, lots of it.

Read an excerpt, reviews and more on the book’s official website.

(Review cross-posted on LibraryThing and Goodreads.)

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