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Title:The Ballad of Black Tom
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Tor.com
ISBN:0765387867
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Number of Pages:149
Category:Horror, Fantasy, Fiction, Novella, Urban fantasy, Historical fiction, Lovecraftian

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Ballad of Black Tom People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn t there .

Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table keep the roof over his father s head from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook He knows what magic a suit can cast the invisibility a guitar case can provide and the curse written on his skin that attracts the eye of wealthy white folks and their cops But when he delivers an occult tome to a reclusive sorceress in the heart of Queens Tom opens a door to a deeper realm of magic and earns the attention of things best left sleeping .

A storm that might swallow the world is building in Brooklyn Will Black Tom live to see it break

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Anthony James weighs pounds is possibly schizophrenic and he s just been kicked out of college He s rescued by his mother sister and grandmother but they may not be altogether sane themselves Living in the basement of their home in Queens New York Anthony is armed with nothing but wicked sarcasm and a few well cut suits He intends to make horror movies but takes the jobs he can handle cleaning homes and factories and keeps crossing paths with a Japanese political prisoner a mysterious loan shark named Ishkabibble and packs of feral dogs When his invincible year old sister enters yet another beauty pageant this one for virgins the combustible Jameses pile into their car and head South for the competition br Will Anthony s family stick together or explode With electrifying prose LaValle ushers us into four troubled but very funny lives, b One man s thrilling journey through an enchanted world to find his wife who has disappeared after seemingly committing an unforgiveable act of violence from the award winning author of the i The Devil in Silver i and i Big Machine i b br br If the literary gods mixed together Haruki Murakami and Ralph Ellison the result would be Victor LaValle Anthony Doerr br br Apollo Kagwa has had strange dreams that have haunted him since childhood An antiquarian book dealer with a business called Improbabilia he is just beginning to settle into his new life as a committed and involved father unlike his own father who abandoned him when his wife Emma begins acting strange Disconnected and uninterested in their new baby boy Emma at first seems to be exhibiting all the signs of post partum depression but it quickly becomes clear that her troubles go far beyond that Before Apollo can do anything to help Emma commits a horrific act beyond any parent s comprehension and vanishes seemingly into thin air br br Thus begins Apollo s odyssey through a world he only thought he understood to find a wife and child who are nothing like he d imagined His quest begins when he meets a mysterious stranger who claims to have information about Emma s whereabouts Apollo then begins a journey that takes him to a forgotten island in the East River of New York City a graveyard full of secrets a forest in Queens where immigrant legends still live and finally back to a place he thought he had lost forever This dizzying tale is ultimately a story about family and the unfathomable secrets of the people we love, While Dr Baker is being investigated the Monster becomes entangled with a conflict at the U S Mexico border, b b NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY b br b i The New York Times Book Review The Washington Post Publishers Weekly i b br br New Hyde Hospital s psychiatric ward has a new resident It also has a very i very i old one b br br Pepper is a rambunctious big man minor league troublemaker working class hero in his own mind and suddenly the surprised inmate of a budget strapped mental institution in Queens New York He s not mentally ill but that doesn t seem to matter He is accused of a crime he can t quite square with his memory In the darkness of his room on his first night he s visited by a terrifying creature with the body of an old man and the head of a bison who nearly kills him before being hustled away by the hospital staff It s no delusion The other patients confirm that a hungry devil roams the hallways when the sun goes down Pepper rallies three other inmates in a plot to fight back Dorry an octogenarian schizophrenic who s been on the ward for decades and knows all its secrets Coffee an African immigrant with severe OCD who tries desperately to send alarms to the outside world and Loochie a bipolar teenage girl who acts as the group s enforcer Battling the pill pushing staff one another and their own minds they try to kill the monster that s stalking them But can the Devil die br br i The Devil in Silver i brilliantly brings together the compelling themes that spark all of Victor LaValle s radiant fiction faith race class madness and our relationship with the unseen and the uncanny More than that it s a thrillingly suspenseful work of literary horror about friendship love and the courage to slay our own demons br br b Praise for i The Devil in Silver i b br br A b fearless b exploration of America s heart of darkness a dizzying high wire act i The Washington Post i br i i br LaValle never writes the same book and his recent is b a stunner b Fantastical hellish and b hilarious b i Los Angeles Times i br br It s simply too b bighearted b too gentle too b kind b too b culturally observant b and too idiosyncratic to squash into the small cupboard of any one genre or even two i The New York Times Book Review i br br Embeds a b sophisticated b critique of contemporary America s inhumane treatment of madness in a fast paced story that is by turns horrifying suspenseful and comic i The Boston Globe i br br LaValle uses the thrills of horror to draw attention to timely matters And he does so without sucking the joy out of the genre A b striking b and b original b American novelist i The New Republic i