From Publishers Weekly
Originally published in 1978, Hjortsberg's debut mystery was the basis for the film Angel Heart.
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"Terrific...One of a kind...I've never read anything remotely like it." --Stephen King
"A near-perfect book...Not since Psycho changed the bathing habits of thousands has a novelist so completely turned preconceptions inside out." --Los Angeles Times
"A compelling, page-turning story in the best private-eye tradition, with brilliantly nightmarish scenes of black magic and voodoo." --Washington Post
"A tight, suspenseful story...Not for the timid." --Miami Herald