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    Tome by Ross Jeffery | Book Review

    Tome – its clarity was never more focused and established from the very first page.  Dark and depraved.  The story is multi-faceted as it strips the layers back of the human condition.  Boy does it show the human condition for what it truly is, hungry for power and destruction.  Tome is a story that examines many prejudices rife in not only America’s penial system.  Racial abuse, misogyny and homophobia feature strongly, and Jeffery has tackled the sensitive themes with both class and tenderness without skipping on the reality.  This novel is a highly intelligent and brutal story on multiple levels.  Jeffery has birthed a new sub-genre of horror; he mixes…