Paperback Ó Mall Epub á

Paperback  Ó Mall Epub á From the award winning avatar of contemporary urban theater and author of such modern classics as Talk Radio and subUrbia comes this outrageous novel about five suburbanites whose lives intersect in one violent and life altering night at the local mall Mal, a thirtysomething speed freak, shoots his mother, torches his house, and heads to the local mall with a sack of weapons and a plan for mayhem Danny, a voyeuristic businessman with a fetish for young underwear models, is caught by mall security peeking into dressing rooms at JCPenney Jeff, a teenager with existential troubles, drops acid and departs on a philosophical nightmare Donna, a hungry, unsettled housewife, is on the lookout for a one night stand Michel, a Haitian immigrant and mall security guard, seeks salvation All long for a kind of satisfaction, and this longing leads them to the modern plaza of possibility, the shopping mall, where their appetites converge in explosive ways Satirical and provocative, Mall is an eye opening look at suburban life and the idea of normalcy In this, his first novel, Eric Bogosian delivers a dark, hilarious, and biting commentary on an American culture fraught with sex, drugs, violence, and congested thinking


10 thoughts on “Mall

  1. Printable Tire Printable Tire says:

    I ve been intrigued by Bogosian as a sort of renaissance man so I ve wanted to read this novel of his for awhile now It predates a bunch of re


  2. Michelle Michelle says:

    A disturbing trip through the mind of a psychopath and his victims I enjoyed the crisp writing of Bogosian and the gritty reality of his suburban lands


  3. Renee Barrette Renee Barrette says:

    Best thing about the book THE SHORT CHAPTERS I love short chapters It makes reading a book so much easier Anyway, about the actual story now Loved it The mix of


  4. Lavinia Ludlow Lavinia Ludlow says:

    Brilliant, amazing, dark, hilarious all those words that describe a book you need to read right now.A detailed review of mine would not give it justice Twelve stars.


  5. Petty Lisbon Petty Lisbon says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I went into this after reading 2 of Eric s other books so I should ve know what to expect Unlike S


  6. The Master The Master says:

    First published in 2000, this depiction of a crazed gun rampage showed the direction America was headed.


  7. Dennis Littrell Dennis Littrell says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Bogosian, Eric Mall 2000 A grunge movie in the makingAlienation, frustration, self loathing and other afflictions of


  8. Notepad Notepad says:

    This is from my blog The Nic ReportOne night a few years ago I happened across a movie called Talk Radio I was stunned by what I was watching and barely moved until the final tense moments of this riveting


  9. Catten Catten says:

    I read so many books, it s unusual these days for me to find one I absolutely cannot put down Add playwright actor author Eric Bogosian s book Mall to that short list.Eric Bogosian Does the name ring a bell Think C


  10. Hans Hans says:

    Found this book in the parking lot at Joaquin Miller Park Needed a quick and literally light book to take on a backpack trip The book tells the stories of five people who experience a series of difficult events in and aroun


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