I picked up Highfire due to what I had heard from other readers, which basically can be summed up as such: “It is about a lazy, oft-drunk dragon who has a crude sense of humor. Oh, plus murder or something.” That was about where my expectations were. I was looking forward to a funny, snarky, juvenile book about a dragon with some kind of plot snuck in there, and that is exactly what I got. I would say this book lived up to my expectations.
Gather ’round and listen to Matt and David chat about life, writing, and Lovecraft. Lovecraft Country, Matt’s 2016 novel, is hitting HBO as a new series starting August 16th from producers Jordan Peele, Misha Green, and J.J. Abrams. Make sure to check it out! https://www.hbo.com/lovecraft-country?gclid=CjwKCAjw4MP5BRBtEiwASfwAL2h79VnoNKf7UEnlCMsbyj9_fZJQCT5nUTS6D9djEHYURH56A-AejhoCdcUQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds