Results 1 – 18 of 18 El ángel caído (Gótica) by William Hjortsberg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Donde publicar un libro El ángel caído (Gótica), paginas descarga de libros gratis El ángel caído (Gótica), web de libros gratis El ángel caído. Bibliographic Details. Title: EL ANGEL CAIDO. Publisher: Valdemar. Binding: Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Book Condition: Nuevo. About this title. Synopsis.

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Ridley Scott Foreword by. You can really learn a lot about the city as it was by reading this fast-moving tale; it’s almost like a history lesson wrapped up in a hardboiled voodoo thriller. Hjortsberg lives with his family in Montana. Aug 14, Peggy rated it really hjortsbberg it Shelves: I don’t know if the author grew up in this town in the ’50s or just did a remarkable research job, but the reader really does get the impression that this book which came out in was written a few decades earlier.

Harry Angel is hired by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre to track down a former popular singer named Johnny Favorite. For the next few years he lived in the Caribbean and Europe, writing two unpublished novels, the second of which earned him a creative writing fellowship at Stanford University.

Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg 7 33 Oct 31, How to get thisbook? angfl

For Harry Angel, a routine missing-persons case soon turns into a fiendish nightmare of voodoo and black magic, of dizzying angsl and violent death.

This internet book is made in simple word. What puts this novel in the dark fiction category was the voodoo and Satanic worship which both play a role in the plot. Hjortsberg is a difficult author to find on the shelves.

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Falling Angel

It was a different time. The plot can be some what complex, with several good twists and turns. Nov 21, Tony Gleeson rated it it was amazing. The last I looked, it is available on Amazon with a prime subscription and also affordable to buy.

Gwilym Meyrick rated it did not like it Feb 22, The story grows gradually until a brutal and nearly over the top finale. Like many of the previous reviewers I thought it might be spoilt for me because I already knew what happened at the end.

I quite enjoyed the prose style and the dialog which is reminiscent of hard-boiled crime fiction authors like Raymond Chandler.

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En palabras de Stephen King: Christina rated it did not like it Nov 11, That’s a five star formul I was on the phone the other day with a musician friend. Detective Harry Angel is hired by an unusual, wealthy client to hunt down a long-missing man who was admitted to a treatment facility years ago for war injuries and complete memory loss.

While this doesn’t invalidate the story, it does mean that you get thwacked in the forehead with foreshadowing every other paragraph or so.

Published November 1st by Millipede Press first published Every reader should check this one out. Harry Angel is a private detective, hired by a mysterious client to find singer, Johnny Favourite. May 17, Bill rated it really liked it Shelves: But you know what?

This was incredibly disappointing xngel me the first time I read Falling Angel. This book really gives you good thought that will very influence for the readers future.

The final chapters soon picked it up again and whilst the ending was no surprise to me, having seen the movie, it was still a great twist. I remember liking the movie and was disappointed that I didn’t like the book as xngel. I can see why this one is considered a classic Preview — Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg. Hartman rated it did not like it Jan 22, But it isn’t mine, which is no doubt my fault and not the author’s.

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Yeah, I didn’t either.

Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg

The problem is the things Angel has seen on this case are casting the type of doubts that lead to belief. The book is full of bizarre occult references to New York City. Cypher doesn’t just take what is his from the start. What seems fairly straightforward at first glance becomes more and more complicated as the investigation continues.

He came back to the states and was checked into a mental institution.

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The action takes place over ten days in I can’t think of another novel quite like this one. Unobservant me never noticed until it was brought up in someone else’s review.

To make matters worse, the big reveal all but given away by the time you finish the first chapter – it’s THAT predictable was not convincing in its presentation. For instance, did you know that shamus was slang for private detective?

I was on the phone the other day with a musician friend.