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Originally published in 1978, Hjortsberg's debut mystery was the basis for the film Angel Heart.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Please please remove Jack Felson's review of Falling Angel from your site. It gives away the ending! (And it has no merit as a review.)Published on Jan. 29 2004
After some short science-fiction texts (like "Gray Matters"), William Hjortsberg kept some after effects from them because he put some elements in his first detective attempt. Read morePublished on Oct. 15 2003 by Jack Felson
While you read this, take what you know about the late fifties in New York City, and compare it here. This story immerses the reader superbly into the atmosphere of the setting. Read morePublished on Feb. 16 2003 by R. E. Mattey
At one point in William Hjortsberg's masterful horror novel, Epiphany Proudfoot, 17-year-old voodoo priestess, tells our detective hero Harry Angel "you sure know a lot about... Read morePublished on Nov. 11 2002 by s.ferber
This novel is always found in the Horror section but it is really a private eye mystery. It's as good a PI novel as I have ever read and I highly recomend it. Read morePublished on Oct. 10 2002 by Marc Clapp
After watching the movie _Angel Heart_ a couple of times, I thought reading the book it was based on would be enjoyable. For the most part, it was. Read morePublished on Dec 4 2001 by Sara
Set in late 1950's New York City, FALLING ANGEL is the story about a private detective named Harry Angel who is recruited by mysterious client Louis Cyphre to find a long lost... Read morePublished on Aug. 31 2001 by Church of The Flaming Sword