By Daniel Kraus
Grave-robbing. what sort of monster may do this sort of factor? it really is actual that Leonardo da Vinci did it, Shakespeare wrote approximately it, and the resurrection males of nineteenth-century Scotland essentially made it an paintings. yet none of this concerns to Joey Crouch, a sixteen-year-old straight-A pupil dwelling in Chicago along with his unmarried mother. For the main half, Joey's existence is ready taking part in the trumpet and heading off the day-by-day humiliations of excessive school.
Everything alterations whilst Joey's mom dies in a sad twist of fate and he's despatched to rural Iowa to reside with the daddy he hasn't ever recognized, a wierd, solitary guy with incredible secrets and techniques. at the start, Joey's father wishes not anything to do with him, yet as soon as father and son come to phrases with one another, Joey's existence takes a flip either macabre and exhilarating.
Daniel Kraus's masterful plotting and unforgettable characters make Rotters a relocating, terrifying, and unconventional epic approximately fathers and sons, advanced kin ties, taboos, and the ubiquitous specter of mortality.