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Falling Angel - William Hjortsberg, Ridley Scott, James Crumley
Falling Angel
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4.11 45
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781933618081 (1933618086)
Publisher: Centipede Press
Pages no: 302
Edition language: English
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runner rated it
3.0 Cracking dialogue crime noir
This book was recommended to me on a bookmark called "50 of the best horror novels" and it is technically incorrect as I would not refer to it as horror more crime noir with grizzly undertones. It's the story of Harry Angel, tough New York PI, and his search for Johnny Favorite one time crooner who ...
Kitty Horror
Kitty Horror rated it
4.0 FIRST BINGO!!! Falling Angel ('Fall' into a good book)
Harry Angel is a private detective, hired by a mysterious client to find singer, Johnny Favourite. His investigations soon point to a man who was heavily involved in black magic, finding him will be difficult enough without all of Harry's leads turning up dead as one by one they are taken out.I've s...
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 Falling Angel
Who wouldn’t love a supernatural crime noir tale set in the 50’s with voodoo, satanic cults, brutal murders and a hard-boiled detective named Harry Angel. I can see why this one is considered a classic...because it is. Highly Recommended.
FrancesKR rated it
(Note the first: this is in response to a discussion group, hence the heavy discussion of Maggie Krusemark.)(Note the second: part of the reason I'm cribbing my response rather than writing a fresh review is that I am down with a bad cold. I may have missed details.)I'm going to call this one a fun...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 Occult Noir
If you like your horror laced with more than a little private dick noir then Falling Angel is the novel for you. Sucker private eye Harry Angel should have brushed up on his basic satanist symbolism as his "client" Louis Cypher (get it?) has him trying to find out if missing vegetable crooner Johnn...
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