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The Devil in Silver - Victor LaValle
The Devil in Silver
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Victor LaValle,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Random House Publishing Group on 08-21-2012
Victor LaValle,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Random House Publishing Group on 08-21-2012
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780679604860 (0679604863)
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it
4.0 The Devil in Silver
interesting point of view of man (perhaps wrongfully) involuntarily committed to a psych ward 3 1/2 *
makinghismark
makinghismark rated it
Pepper is brought to the New Hyde mental institution, because he got into a fight with the police. He believes that the police have dropped him there, rather than do all the paperwork it would take to arrest him. He's sure that he'll be out after the weekend, but many weeks later he finds himself j...
EricaO
EricaO rated it
2.0 The Devil in Silver
Mostly while I read this, I just kept asking, "Why?"Why does the narrator break out and speak to the reader directly every so often?Why doesn't anyone, including Pepper, care that there's this guy in a mental facility for no apparent reason?Why am I listening to this?Why did it take so long to get t...
Gregor Xane
Gregor Xane rated it
5.0 The Devil in Silver: A Novel
Victor LaValle has a real gift for describing authentic "stage business," character gestures, ticks, and body language. These aspects of his writing seem to be drawn directly, and relayed expertly, from observation. This book is frightening and sad and very funny, too. The humor works so well becaus...
lisally
lisally rated it
When Pepper has an altercation with some NYPD detectives, he figures he’s been arrested and on his way to prison. Instead, Pepper finds himself dumped in the mental ward of New Hyde Hospital, a run down public hospital where he is kept under observation and medication. However New Hyde has another r...
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