John Dies at the End Discussion

Special Meetup to discuss the book John Dies at the End by David Wong. This book is by turns creepy and hilarious, appropriate described as HP Lovecraft meets Douglas Adams. It's a great read coming up for Halloween, and with the sequel (This Book is Full of Spiders) due out Oct 2, it's great timing for a discussion! From the back cover:

STOP.

You should not have touched this book with your bare hands.

NO, don’t put it down. It’s too late.

They’re watching you.

My name is David Wong. My best friend is John. Those names are fake. You might want to change yours.

You may not want to know about the things you’ll read on these pages, about the sauce, about Korrok, about the invasion, and the future. But it’s too late. You touched the book. You’re in the game. You’re under the eye.

The only defense is knowledge. You need to read this book, to the end. Even the part with the bratwurst. Why? You just have to trust me.

The important thing is this:

The drug is called Soy Sauce and it gives users a window into another dimension.

John and I never had the chance to say no.

You still do.

Unfortunately for us, if you make the right choice, we’ll have a much harder time explaining how to fight off the otherworldly invasion currently threatening to enslave humanity.

I’m sorry to have involved you in this, I really am. But as you read about these terrible events and the very dark epoch the world is about to enter as a result, it is crucial you keep one thing in mind:

None of this is was my fault.

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  • Jessica

    Please post any discussion questions you have here or email them to me at jessica.mcdonald08 [at] gmail [dot] com!

    September 11, 2012

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