Diablerie (Paperback)

By Walter Mosley

Bloomsbury USA, 9781596913981, 192pp.

Publication Date: December 23, 2008

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Description

" Mosley is] a fearless boundary pusher. His latest is a cold, dark vision As Mosley ratchets up the tension, it's hard to look away or stop reading." "San Diego Union-Tribune "
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""With the same erotic force as "Killing Johnny Fry," this time with a far darker plot, "Diablerie "is a transfixing novel from a writer who is a master in any genre.



About the Author

Walter Mosley is the bestselling author of more than thirty critically acclaimed books; his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His books include two mystery series, the Easy Rawlins series (including Devil in a Blue Dress, which was adapted into a 1995 film starring Denzel Washington) and the Fearless Jones series, as well as literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has been published in the New York Times Magazine and the Nation, among other magazines. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy, and the PEN American Center's Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New Y ork City.


Praise For Diablerie

“The talented and uncompromising Walter Mosley has earned the right to write whatever he pleases.” —Washington Post

Diablerie…shows a writer still interested in pushing his considerable talents, unbound by genre or commercial expectations.”—Boston Globe

“Mosley’s latest focuses on big issues—identity, race, class, love, sex, guilt, alcoholism—with a composed, terrifying clarity. A–”—Entertainment Weekly

“This bitter little book’s near blanket indictment of human nature is sure to delight the misanthropes on your holiday shopping list.”—Washington Post

“This is Mosley at his deepest and best, scratching away the faces we wear to reveal the person behind the masks.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Provocative, haunting, satisfyingly inconclusive work from a storyteller of formidable gifts and boundless ambition.”— Kirkus Reviews