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Gail rated it did not like it Jul 06, There were more obvious clues dropped in the book, and the producers probably felt better removing it before the big screen transfer so it didn’t come across so obvious and easily guessed. An easy four stars for the hard-boiled parts, for the great writing and for the New York setting; two stars for the supernatural parts that I couldn’t buy into and for the gruesome scene that turned my stomach, averaging out to qngel stars.
A debt is owed. To my surprise I had a tough time putting down this noir thriller. Only the soul is immortal.
In brief, I enjoyed the hard-boiled side of the story, the supernatural parts not so much. I’m not going to claim this is a great book, but damn I loved it.
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He was shipped home and hospitalized in upstate New York, basically left to spend the rest of his life as a vegetable. It makes for a very vivid background.
Open Preview See a Problem? The problem is the things Angel has seen on this case are casting the type of doubts that lead to belief. Hjortsberg is no Raymond Chandler but the noir stuff is good enough to be a lot of fun.
The book is full of bizarre occult references to New York City. I remember liking the movie and was disappointed that I didn’t like the book as well. It tells the story of Harry Hjortsberv, P. I just hope his next book bloooooooows me away like this one did.
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I bought it at my favorite brick and mortar bookstore, Bunch of Grapes http: This was before the Net and massive data information on every particular subject.
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. Cypher doesn’t just take what is his from the start.
Sure, it telegraphs the destination, but the ride is so much fun. The movie moves the story from New York to New Orleans, though, and in that respect, the black magic and other supernatural elements may make more sense.
Samuel rated it did not like it Sep 15, Harry Angel, private investigator, is working the gumshoe trade in Manhattan, One wilkiam like you’re in the bars and jazz clubs sitting right beside Angel and walking down the streets along side him. Guard this treasure well.
Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg
This hard-boiled detective story with an occult twist was adapted for the screen as Angel Heartstarring Robert De Niro. On that hjortsbrrg, it sounds like the author did his homework.
Just when you think you know what’s going to happen or what just happenedthe story slips away from your grasp. An entertaining read, but very heavy on the foreshadowing.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. As the Second World War began, Favorite was becoming a major star on the order of what Frank Sinatra would become only a few years later, but Favorite was drafted and severely wounded overseas. Getting in to this story, Twenty-five years ago I saw the movie “Angel Heart”. I would say that you were frequently the wil,iam of doubt.
Whichever word in this online book is packed in easy word to make the readers are easy to read this book.