Hollow Kingdom


      Hollow Kingdom
One pet crow fights to save humanity from an apocalypse in this uniquely hilarious debut from a genre bending literary author.S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures hanging out with his owner Big Jim, trading insults with Seattle s wild crows those idiots , and enjoying the finest food humankind has to offer Cheetos.Then Big Jim s eyeball falls out of his head, and S.T starts to feel like something isn t quite right His most tried and true remedies from beak delivered beer to the slobbering affection of Big Jim s loyal but dim witted dog, Dennis fail to cure Big Jim s debilitating malady S.T is left with no choice but to abandon his old life and venture out into a wild and frightening new world with his trusty steed Dennis, where he discovers that the neighbors are devouring each other and the local wildlife is abuzz with rumors of dangerous new predators roaming Seattle Humanity s extinction has seemingly arrived, and the only one determined to save it is a foul mouthed crow whose knowledge of the world around him comes from his TV watching education Hollow Kingdom is a humorous, big hearted, and boundlessly beautiful romp through the apocalypse and the world that comes after, where even a cowardly crow can become a hero. New Read [ Hollow Kingdom ] by [ Kira Jane Buxton ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Kira Jane Buxton s writing has appeared in The New York Times, NewYorker.com, McSweeney s, The Rumpus, Huffington Post, andShe calls the tropical utopia of Seattle home and spends her time with three cats, a dog, two crows, a charm of hummingbirds, and a husband.

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Hollow Kingdom
  • Kira Jane Buxton
  • English
  • 05 February 2018
  • 1538745828

10 thoughts on “ Hollow Kingdom

  1. says:

    HOLLOW KINGDOM is simply sublime S.T is a domesticated crow living with his mofo, Big Jim S.T calls all humans mofos, because that s what Jim calls them He spends his days learning tricks, caching objects and avoiding Dennis, Big Jim s bloodhound Then, Jim s eyeball falls out What happens next You ll have t...

  2. says:

    Many thanks to Grand Central Publishing for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest reviewEverything talks You just have to be willing to listen After much deliberation, my final rating is 2.5 stars This book wasn t bad Not at all There was just quite a lot that fell short for me Emphasis on me I m sure this book will work for a lot of people It just did not work for me Here s why The science fiction flunked I was really looking forward to a good apocalypse Unfortunately, th Many thanks to Grand Central Publishing for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest reviewEverything talks You just have to be willing to listen After much deliberation, my final rating is 2.5 stars This book wasn t bad Not at all There was just quite a lot that fell short for me Emphasis on me I m sure this book will work for a lot of people It just did not work for me Here s why The science fiction flunked I was really looking forward to a good apocalypse Unfortunately, this book focusedon the animals than the zombies MoFos which, I assume, was the idea That said, I felt cheated and let down We never get any details on what s going on or why Things are hinted at but were never brought into the light I felt like every time I got closer to a revelation, it was pulled just out of reac...

  3. says:

    Really hoping to see this genre bending debut nominated for all the prizes Buxton catapults readers through the apocolpyse in a horrific yet hilarious tale narrated by an unapologically crass crow Anyone would be hard pressed to list a comperable title for this book An off the wall gem.

  4. says:

    When I was first offered the opportunity to read Hollow Kingdom, I hesitated Books from the point of view of an animal just aren t my thing But, the book sounded interesting and I kept thinking about it I finally ended up giving the book a try.I am so glad I did.I loved this book so much It has everything Characters I loved, heroism, heartbreak such heartbreak , epic battles, romance, and even hope From the moment I met our foul mouthed crow and he really is foul mouthed , I was in.The When I was first offered the opportunity to read Hollow Kingdom, I hesitated Books from the point of view of an animal just aren t my thing But, the book sounded interesting and I kept thin...

  5. says:

    I managed the first 36 pages on this attempt Do you have a friend who s intimidatingly sharp, whose every spoken or written line leaps from wordplay to a joke to an allusion to a pun That s how I felt about Hollow Kingdom It s so clever it s exhausting There s hardly a sentence without a metaphor or a quip that will give you a chance to catch your breath I wanted to read this because I d heard it was narrated by a crow S.T Shit Turd is an American Crow who lives with Big Jim, an elect I managed the first 36 pages on this attempt Do you have a friend who s intimidatingly sharp, whose every spoken or written line leaps from wordplay to a joke to an allusion to a pun That s how I felt about Hollow Kingdom It s so clever it s exhausting There s hardly a sentence without a metaphor or a quip that will give you a chance to catch your breath I wanted to read this because I d heard it was narrated by a crow S.T Shit Turd is an American Crow who lives with Big Jim, an electrician, in Seattle along with Dennis the dumb bloodhound One day Jim s eyeball pops out and he starts spending all his time in the basement and acting crazy On his reconnaissance flights through the neighborhood S.T realizes that all the humans aka MoFos or Hollows are similarly deranged H...

  6. says:

    What a trip, this read was It had all the drama, intense action, death, love, hope and despair you expect in a zombie apocalypse read but it wasn t from the human viewpoint This was the world as seen by animals, domestic, wild, captured, and other They have personalities, and voice their beliefs all while trying to figure out this new world without the old humans There is so much going on, so many things to consider Animals trapped in homes, cages, zoos, aquariums, domestic meeting wild, te What a trip, this read was It had all the drama, intense action, death, love, hope and despair you expect in a zombie apocalypse read but it wasn t from the human viewpoint This was the world as seen by animals, domestic, wild, captured, and other They have personalities, and voice their beliefs all while trying to figure out this new world without the old humans There is so much going on, so many ...

  7. says:

    4.5 Stars This is a book of towering imagination which displays the author s deep love of nature Humans have turned into ravenous, mindless zombies, perhaps by increasingly ignoring our natural world The cause is rumoured to be due to a virus in their smart devices This has led to a severance from nature Even in their altered state, they show an attachment and obsession with the shiny screens of iPhones and tablets.The story is narrated by a foul mouthed crow named S.T Shit turd He w 4.5 Stars This is a book of towering imagination which displays the author s deep love of nature Humans have turned into ravenous, mindless zombies, perhaps by increasingly ignoring our natural world The cause is rumoured to be due to a virus in their smart devices This has led to a severance from nature Even in their altered state, they show an attachment and obsession with the shiny screens of iPhones and tablets.The story is narrated by a foul mouthed crow named S.T Shit turd He was once the tamed pet of Big Jim and learned his profane language from his owner S.T also watched a lot of documentaries, especially on the...

  8. says:

    This is cleverly funny with a good message, but I couldn t wait to be done with it I loved the first 50 pages but it dragged from that point on The message and the plot were repetitive with a somewhat simplistic view of nature I often zone out when reading battle preparations and scenes and there were numerous fights and conflicts going on here The main character is a precocious crow that uses his human training to unite with nature and animals to save the human race If you have a romantici This is cleverly funny with a good message, but I couldn t wait to be done with it I loved the first 50 pages but it dragged from that point on The message and the plot were repetitive with a somewhat simplistic view of nature I often zone out when reading battle preparations and scenes and there were numerous fights and conflicts going on here The main character is a precocious crow that uses his human training to unite with nature and animals to save the human race If you have a roman...

  9. says:

    Everything talks, you just have to be willing to listen This one was a real roller coaster ride through a tunnel of love hate I LOVED the beginning We meet a domesticated crow named Shit Turd S.T for short , who loves hanging out with his owner, Big Jim, and Dennis, a dumb, but lovable bloodhound When Jim becomes a mindless zombie, the two critters de...

  10. says:

    Review coming soon.

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