"In this 1991 work, the deterioration of a confused mind leads to murder as a hobby. Here, the physical gruesomenes of the slayings is a platform on which to mount an attack on society's indifference."
"To this mutilated teenage hero, horror is an occasional relief from boredom, and accidental as often as not. One could say that in this strange coming of age story, horror is of the usual teenage kind"
"Drawing on challenges of my youth, I wrote this coming of age novel, set 2035. Here the horror is one that we all face at some times, without need of vampires: illness of a socially unacceptable kind."