Elegant prose, powerful 19th century voice based on Parisian contemporary life during that time period. Thoughts explicit, subtle, vivid, wicked, and sensual, it strays from traditional poetry which drew me in even more. Dour, occasionally tragic, always captivating to digest and contemplate. Also read Flowers of Evil.
Recommended by Guy
Jodi Picoult discusses and signs House Rules
03/16/2010 7:00 pm
All Saints Church
132 N Euclid Ave
Jacob Hunt is a teenage boy with Asperger's syndrome, and like many kids with AS, Jacob has a special focus on one subject -- in his case, forensic analysis. He's always showing up at crime scenes, thanks to the police scanner he keeps in his room, and telling the cops what they need to do...and he's usually right. But then his town is rocked by a terrible murder and, for a change, the police come to Jacob with questions. The hallmarks of Asperger's can look a lot like guilt to law enforcement personnel. Suddenly, his family is forced to wonder: Did Jacob commit murder?
This is a ticketed event.
The cost of the ticket is $28.00 (plus tax) and includes a free copy of the book, House Rules.
Tickets will be available for purchase on March 2, 2010 (the day of the book's release) at Vroman's Main Store and Hastings Ranch.