I had a great time with this book. Ending the civil war wasn't enough. Broken and beaten, a cursed exorcist has to confront a maniac killing at whim. Lonesome Hero LONESOME HERO EBOOK AUTHOR BY CRAIG SIPE Lonesome Hero eBook - Free of R, Download Somewhere in the Night PDF eBook Download A Night In The Lonesome October … Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2015. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate 2011-04-27 15:41:01 Boxid IA138510 Camera Books have made me cry, angry, bewildered but I don't know if any piece of written fiction has ever made me this jubilant at its end and I absolutely needed it. That tells you how good it is. Only reason writing this bad review, is so Amazon stops putting this author on my “recommended” list. To anyone who has not yet read it, I can only envy your opportunity to delve into the twisted story for the first time. From the chilling opening...we are plunged into a disturbing world of twisted psychopathology' The Times 'In Laymon's books, blood doesn't so much drip drip as explode, splatter and coagulate' Independent 'Stephen King without a conscience' Dan Marlowe 'A gut-crunching writer' Time Out 'An uncanny grasp of just what makes characters work...readers turn the pages so fast they leave burn marks on the paper' Horrorstruck 'Incapable of writing a disappointing book' New York Review of Science Fiction 'One of the best and most reliable writers working today' Afraid 'Laymon's biggest strength is that he is able to provide lighthearted fun and disturb at the same time' Fear 'He's got a knack for creating characters you care about' Cemetery Dance 'There's not a crime novelist around who writes cleaner prose than Laymon - and few who can jack up the tension the way he does...Laymon likes to grasp readers by the neck with expert word-smithery, then haul them into a diabolical situation...once again, Laymon offers unexpected, well-rounded characters blown about in a narrative that moves like the wind.' Does this book contain inappropriate content? --This text refers to an alternate, Leaving his ever-popular and ever-expanding Amber series behind for the nonce, Zelazny delivers a cheerful, witty, well-crafted fantasy narrated by Snuff, dog-companion to Jack the Ripper. Yet again only Richard Laymon can take a small town one person and turn it into an adventure. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Paranormal & Urban Fantasy (Kindle Store), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I read this story shortly after it was published. Suffice it to say there are no weaknesses, no failings whatsoever in this book. Reviewed in the United States on April 21, 2013. When you first read it or even thing about it the only thing that comes to mind is October and spending it by yourself at night. I guess the book jogged some of those memories for me. Told from the point of view of Jack the Ripper’s dog Snuff, each of the 31 chapters in A Night in the Lonesome October is a diary entry for every night of October. So this is the third Laymon book I've read, along with "The Cellar" and "One Rainy Night". But when Ed returns to campus, Holly doesn't. First off, it’s narrated by a dog. Zelazny handles this material with a charm few can match, and while this novel does not approach the depth of his best work like Lord of Light , its deft, understated good humor and spare, poetic prose reaffirm Zelazny as one of fantasy's most skilled practitioners. Everything changed for Ed that day in the fall semester when he got a letter from Holly, the girl he loved. 'One of Zelazny's most delightful books: Jack the Ripper's dog Snuff narrates a mad game of teams to … Please try again. Nine Princes in Amber: Book One (The Chronicles of Amber 1). Please try again. The English Cantos is a horror tale told in beautiful, lyrical style. Publishers Weekly 'A grisly cocktail of horror, murder and mayhem laced with Laymon's distinct blend of black humour. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Having been a city police officer, earlier in life, I know from experience that a lot of very strange people come out at night. He makes increasing poor decisions and gets into more and more trouble. Read 'A Night in the Lonesome October' by Roger Zelazny available from Rakuten Kobo. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? None of the characters with the exception of Lois seem real, they are outlier composites that you'd never meet in actual life. . --Kirkus Review. There was a problem loading your book clubs. I’d like to read more of this author. When I finished the final page I actually cheered with delight. He's been missing Holly, whom he fell in love with the previous year. Address below and we 'll send you a link to download the free App, your. 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