Blood Sport: A Journey Up the Hassayampa by Robert F. Jones

By Robert F. Jones

Welcome to the barren region of masculinity, the place something goes—where ladies throw themselves unreservedly at males and video games are performed to the loss of life. this can be the open air paradise of the Hassayampa, a mythical river whose financial institution is overrun with prehistoric and mystical creatures top for looking and whose water is related to show sincere males into liars. right here a father takes his prepubescent son on an unforgettable experience, a rite-of-passage quest that begins as an blameless fishing journey and shortly becomes a weird and wonderful Homeric journey.

In flip comedian and brutal, Blood Sport is greater than simply the final word cult outside novel: it’s a profound mirrored image on violence, civilization, and what it potential to be a guy. Juxtaposing gunfights with philosophy, sensitivity with the surreal, Jones has created a really specified masterpiece whose poignant metaphors, visionary prose, and creative tale have positioned him within the corporation of such masters as Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Carlos Castaneda. Blood Sport’s magic has persevered to captivate audiences given that its unique ebook in 1974, and it supplies to stay a vintage in experience literature for years to come.

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