Salsa Nocturna: A Bone Street Rumba Collection
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SHADOWSHAPER A 300 year-old story collector enlists the help of the computer hacker next door to save her dying sister. A half-resurrected cleanup man for Death’s sprawling bureaucracy faces a phantom pachyderm, doll-collecting sorceresses and his... show more
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SHADOWSHAPER A 300 year-old story collector enlists the help of the computer hacker next door to save her dying sister. A half-resurrected cleanup man for Death’s sprawling bureaucracy faces a phantom pachyderm, doll-collecting sorceresses and his own ghoulish bosses. Gordo, the old Cubano that watches over the graveyards and sleeping children of Brooklyn, stirs and lights another Malagueña. Down the midnight streets of New York, a whole invisible universe churns to life in this collection of Bone Street Rumba tales. Chronologically, these stories come between Midnight Taxi Tango and Battle Hill Bolero. This deluxe edition includes two new stories that weren’t in the original, one previously unpublished, and a new introduction by the author. “SALSA NOCTURNA [is a] wonderful book of noir ghost stories. Fresh, smart, and just excellent…It’s funny and wise and keeps you turning pages and the prose is truly fresh.” –John Green #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Fault in Our Stars “Simply put, Daniel José Older has one of the most refreshing voices in genre fiction today.” –Saladin Ahmed Author of Throne of the Crescent Moon “There is such musicality and electricity in Daniel José Older’s Salsa Nocturna. His stories might best be characterized as ghost noir, set in the streets of New York, featuring the world we know and one just beyond our imagining.” –The Nation
Publish date: 2017-02-07
Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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