Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Books You Haven't Read But Should: Jack Finney's The Night People

A story of 4 people that a bored with the mundaneness of their lives. They have tried rock climbing, gone sailing and other "extreme" activities but they soon grow weary of them. They discover the eerie emptiness of the suburbs late at night. Together they find themselves going for 3 am walks on weeknights through deserted streets and plazas. The plot thickens from here on in as they get themselves into trouble.
Michael Masters has a nice synopsis of this great book here.

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