The Seven Days of Peter Crumb

By Jonny Glynn
(Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061351488, 229pp.)

Publication Date: December 2007

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Description

Intelligent, wry, and seriously twisted, Peter Crumb is a man who suffers two personalities, only one of which is capable of remorse. His life has been derailed by a single, devastating act of violence, and now, in what he intends to be his last week on earth, he is determined to leave his mark upon humanityrandomly, unjustly, with infinite attention to detail. Allowing the morning's newspaper headlines to loosely dictate his actions, Crumb sets out on a weeklong descent into hell, determined to drag as many as possible into the darkness along with him.

Gritty, dazzling, and profoundly disturbing, Jonny Glynn's The Seven Days of Peter Crumb is an extraordinary debut that portrays the deterioration of a severely splintered soul.




About the Author
Jonny Glynn is a British writer and actor who has written for the stage and the screen, and has performed in dozens of plays, including the Royal Shakespeare Company's yearlong complete works of Shakespeare program. This is his first book.


Praise For The Seven Days of Peter Crumb

“The Seven Days of Peter Crumb, a chronicle of the final week in a psychopath’s life by the British actor and writer Jonny Glynn, is gruesome, obscene and utterly disturbing. It is also absorbing and well written....I was transfixed.”
-New York Times Book Review

“Savage, stylish...beautifully designed.”
-Metro London

“The devil in Glynn’s details begs to be read.”
-Dazed & Confused (UK)

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