Song of Kali
Think you know true fear? You don't.Think you've read the most chilling book? Not even close.Think you can't be shocked? Good luck!Maybe you're ready for the most truly frightening reading experience of your life, the World Fantasy Award-winning novel that's been terrifying readers for over a... show more
Think you know true fear? You don't.Think you've read the most chilling book? Not even close.Think you can't be shocked? Good luck!Maybe you're ready for the most truly frightening reading experience of your life, the World Fantasy Award-winning novel that's been terrifying readers for over a decade.Song of Kali.
Publish date: January 15th 1998
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 311
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
Dan Simmons is known for his massive novels. This is not one of them. Why? Well, it's rare that you'll find a horror author who started out their career with a massive tome as their debut novel. Why? Because money, that's why. Straub had Julia, King had Carrie, McCammon had Baal, and Simmons had thi...
Synopsis: Calcutta: a monstrous city of immense slums, disease and misery, is clasped in the embrace of an ancient cult. At its decaying core is the Goddess Kali: the dark mother of pain, four-armed and eternal, her song the sound of death and destruction. Robert Luczak has been hired by Harper's to...
A 300-page diatribe against Calcutta, which city evidently offended Simmons at some point.His hero, Bobby Luczak, is a coward who behaves stupidly and illogically; he's an effete literary type who one would think would treat his mathematician wife with some respect, but who repeatedly hides things f...
undecided about how I feel about this book. perfectly ambivalent.
For my full-length review, please visit Casual Debris.Set in bustling 1977 Calcutta, Song of Kali is the story of a sentimental American poet who travels with Indian wife Amrita and newborn child Victoria on a commission to locate a manuscript. Evidently the celebrated Calcuttan poet M. Das has resu...
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