By John Darnielle
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 214 pp.
The eerie second novel ( out of four) by indie musician John Darnielle - his first, 2014's Wolf in White Van, was an unexpected nominee for the National Book Award - is about a video store clerk in rural Iowa in the recent past who discovers that some of the VHS tapes being returned have been spliced with disturbing footage of captives on a farm. Universal Harvester is a Lynchian experience, lonely and purpo
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