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The Changeling - Victor LaValle
The Changeling
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One man’s thrilling journey through an enchanted world to find his wife, who has disappeared after seemingly committing an unforgiveable act of violence, from the award-winning author of the The Devil in Silver and Big Machine.“If the literary gods mixed together Haruki Murakami and Ralph... show more
One man’s thrilling journey through an enchanted world to find his wife, who has disappeared after seemingly committing an unforgiveable act of violence, from the award-winning author of the The Devil in Silver and Big Machine.“If the literary gods mixed together Haruki Murakami and Ralph Ellison…the result would be Victor LaValle.”—Anthony DoerrApollo Kagwa has had strang
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812995947 (0812995945)
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Great book
There are people out there, and I bet you know at least one, who believe that fantasy fiction is simply genre fiction. That it is, to borrow a phrase that appears in movie reviews by people who do not read or watch fantasy very often, little more than magic and Morris men. (I've only ever seen Morri...
isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it
4.5 Diverse Voices
It always takes him a good bit to get to the scary/creepy stuff, but the wait is always worth it. This was an interesting interpretation of the Norse legend/myth of the trolls. I don't think trolls were involved in swapping babies though. I always thought that was faeries. It seems to start o...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it
3.0 The Changeling
Wanted to be immersed/enchanted/scared by this, but something about it was a little off-putting. Was it trying to give Apollo a redemptive arc or did it not realize that Apollo was a jerk in the first place? Not enough Emma, not enough character there, not enough buildup to the shocking and violent ...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
4.0 The Changeling by Victor Lavalle
So lately I have been trying this thing where I judge books by their covers. When I enter my favorite library, I immediately make my way towards the new releases shelf. I'm trying to read outside my bubble. So far my experiment has had some mixed results. This novel was much more successful than the...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 New Master of Horror
Don't even know what to say about this book. It took my breath away and the ending was just fantastic. I saw that some of my friends on Goodreads were reading this and I already had plans to read this because I loved LaValle's last book "The Ballad of Black Tom". I didn't think that this book ...
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