Will Starling: A Novel
Publish date: 2015-02-03
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
One of the best damned books I've read in years. This one has it all: the lyrical voice of a fallen angel, murder and resurrection, more historical detail than you can shake a surgeon's bloody razor at! It pulls the spirit of Frankenstein from the grave and then dances madly around in your imaginati...
Perhaps Will Starling was born to hang. He was left at a foundling hospital as an infant. Once he was old enough to strike out on his own, Will press-gangs himself into the British Army to fight Napoleon. (There was some question about whether or not the infantryman was joking or not.) Just when you...