Dream Eaters of the Apocalypse: A Review of Robert Coover’s The Brunist Day of Wrath --- Natalie Helberg | Numéro Cinq
Robert Coover’s The Brunist Day of Wrath is a boisterous, bloody, jaw-dropping, awe-inspiring—for any writer, humbling—sometimes painfully, but always expertly, protracted ride. Countless characters and their countless voices well up out of its thousand pages, mingling as subplots crisscross and ramify: God-fearing townsfolk square off against cultists, vying for property; cult benefactors drain joint bank-accounts, siphoning their husbands’ money; skeptics balk and forewarn; believers pray, persist together, at odds, or else wail for reckoning... ---Natalie Helberg