A Kiss Before the Apocalypse (REMY CHANDLER NOVEL)
Publish date: 2008-05-06
Publisher: Roc Trade
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Remy Chandler lives a life he enjoys, with his dog and his wife. But now his wife is dying, age is something he doesn't have to deal with but she does, and there's nothing really he can do about it. He is an angel who decided to investigate what being human was like and found himself living among t...
I started this one a couple days ago, and didn't get very far. In this book the main characters' wife is dieing of cancer, and I just could not bring myself to read on knowing she was going to die by the end of the book. As someone whose had loved ones die and others survive cancer, I figure there...
Huge potential but mediocre execution. What saves this is the beautiful relationship between the angel and his aged dying wife. It's really heart wrenching. More later.
Remy is a private detective, making his bread and butter following cheating spouses and similar petty investigations. One such investigation leads him to a pair who commit suicide, driven to the edge by the apocalyptic dreams the man is plagued by. They commit suicide but, miraculously, they don’t d...
The plot itself was a fair bit lacking, but the emotion was there. I almost feel like I was just reading a play, just reading character's lines with very little stage direction. The other thing that bothered me was how contradictory and repetitive the writing could be. I didn't need a reminder every...