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Hammers on Bone (Persons Non Grata) - Cassandra Khaw
Hammers on Bone (Persons Non Grata)
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John Persons is a private investigator with a distasteful job from an unlikely client. He’s been hired by a ten-year-old to kill the kid’s stepdad, McKinsey. The man in question is abusive, abrasive, and abominable. He’s also a monster, which makes Persons the perfect thing to hunt him. Over the... show more
John Persons is a private investigator with a distasteful job from an unlikely client. He’s been hired by a ten-year-old to kill the kid’s stepdad, McKinsey. The man in question is abusive, abrasive, and abominable. He’s also a monster, which makes Persons the perfect thing to hunt him. Over the course of his ancient, arcane existence, he’s hunted gods and demons, and broken them in his teeth.As Persons investigates the horrible McKinsey, he realizes that he carries something far darker. He’s infected with an alien presence, and he’s spreading that monstrosity far and wide. Luckily Persons is no stranger to the occult, being an ancient and magical intelligence himself. The question is whether the private dick can take down the abusive stepdad without releasing the holds on his own horrifying potential.Hammers on Bone is a new novella from rising author Cassandra Khaw.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780765392718 (0765392712)
ASIN: 0765392712
Publisher: Tor
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
3.5 Review: Hammers on Bone
Love the prose and characters in this one, but it felt a little thin on plot. More like the outline of a story not quite completely fleshed out. Conceptually, this is another Lovecraft inspired tale with far better writing. The main character feels like one with a lot of opportunities for future ...
Burgoo
Burgoo rated it
Interesting concept, but I found it to be disappointing in execution.
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