The Devil in Silver: A Novel ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Victor LaValle

The Devil in Silver: A Novel

Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: August 2012
ISBN: 9780679604860
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$12.99
Our price:
$11.99

You save: $1.00 (8%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
New Hyde Hospital’s psychiatric ward has a new resident. It also has a very, very old one.

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?

The Devil in Silver 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.

Advance praise for The Devil in Silver

“Literary horror just found a new master. Profound, and profoundly terrifying, Victor LaValle’s The Devil in Silver is a page-turning delight.”—Gary Shteyngart

The Devil in Silver is the rare work that takes seemingly disparate parts and brings them together seamlessly into something entirely original. There is madness here, and it is infused with brilliance, and the result is a story that is as illuminating as it is entertaining.”—Mat Johnson, author of Pym


From the Hardcover edition.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
The Devil in Silver ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
2194 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Victor LaValle
The Sundial ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Shirley Jackson
The Sundial
Shirley Jackson & Victor LaValle
Penguin Classic, January 2014
ISBN: 9780143107064
Format: ePub
Our price: $9.99
Lucretia and the Kroons (Novella) ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Victor LaValle
Lucretia and the Kroons (Novella)
Victor LaValle
Random House Publishing Group, July 2012
ISBN: 9780812984378
Format: ePub
Our price: $0.99
Slapboxing with Jesus ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Victor LaValle
Slapboxing with Jesus
Victor LaValle
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, July 2011
ISBN: 9780375705908
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
Big Machine ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Victor LaValle
Big Machine
Victor LaValle
Oldcastle Books, March 2011
ISBN: 9781842433645
Format: ePub
List Price: $6.78 Our price: $5.99
Recently Viewed Products