HJORTSBERG – FALLING ANGEL
First of all Angel is a nasty
private detective, a shamus, a private eye, a sleuth and the fact that he falls
down into the electric chair iS just the funniest thing that may happen in this
world. No one is going to regret that eavesdropping flatfoot spy.
Second it is neither a detective
story nor a police story. The private detective and the cops are just decoys
and entertaining punching balls. Take your time and enjoy them in all possible
way: they love being manhandled, brutalized, even raped and stabbed, provided
they survive at least for a short while, long enough to enjoy the pity other
people are going to frustrate them with.
This story is first of all and
above all a diabolical story that you might understand from the very start or
not but you can be sure Mephistopheles is hiding behind a nice mask and the
black masses and other satanic sacrifices of babies and virginal girls are the
main course of this book. There is even a gay satanic believer. Shame on him,
not to be gay, which may make him palatable, but to be a satanic pervert. Bon
appétit; Guten appétit, Prozit and don’t forget to burp deeply after each
Apart from that you will read it
easily. It is not a page turner but it has a real charm, you know, a gris gris,
a magic protection, a voodoo chicken paw or some other lao or loa, the way you
Enjoy your Christmas at Easter
with all the saints of Halloween.
Dr Jacques COULARDEAU