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Bleak History

By John Shirley

Bleak History

You can view this book's Amazon detail page here.

Tags: contemporary, cyberpunk, dark fantasy, john shirley, urban fantasy

Started reading:
2009-11-22 21:35:50
Finished reading:
2009-11-23 22:35:43


Rating: 6

John Shirley’s take on the urban fantasy genre, much more reminiscent of Mike Carey’s Felix Castor books than anything else, though set in Manhattan and the Jersey Shore rather than the grimier parts of London. Fans of Shirley’s horror novels will appreciate this one despite (or, in my case, because of) the overtones of Tim Powers and Dean Koontz.

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