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Now a major Hollywood film starring Daniel Radcliffe: read it first, if you dare ...Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with one hell of a hangover, a raging headache ... and a pair of horns growing from his temples.Once, Ig lived the life of the blessed: born into privilege, the second son of a renowned American musician, and the younger brother of a rising late-night TV star, Ig had security and wealth and a place in his community. Ig had it all, and more - he had the love of Merrin Williams, a love founded on shared daydreams, mutual daring, and unlikely midsummer magic.Then beautiful, vivacious Merrin was gone - raped and murdered, under inexplicable circumstances - with Ig the only suspect. He was never tried for the crime, but in the court of public opinion, Ig was and always would be guilty.Now Ig is possessed with a terrible new power - with just a touch he can see people's darkest desires - to go with his terrible new look, and he means to use it to find the man who killed Merrin and destroyed his life. Being good and praying for the best got him nowhere. It's time for a little revenge; it's time the devil had his due.

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersPolitical / legal thrillerFiction & PoetryHorror Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Publication Date: 01/06/2011 ISBN-13: 9780575099999  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Joe Hill is a recipient of the Ray Bradbury Fellowship and the winner of the A.E. Coppard Long Fiction Prize, William Crawford, World Fantasy, British Fantasy, Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild Awards. His short fiction has appeared in literary, mystery and horror collections and magazines in Britain and America.For more information, visit www.joehillfiction.com, visit joehillsthrills.tumblr.com, or follow @Joe_Hill on twitter.

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It's been a year since the rape and murder of his girlfriend Merrin when Ignatius wakes up from a drunken night out to find horns have sprouted out of his head. With no idea what's happening to him, he seeks help. From a doctor, from a priest. But instead of helping - or being terrified at the sight of his horns - everyone he encounters has a compulsion to tell him their deepest, darkest desires and ask for his permission to do the things they want. He also discoers that whenever he touches anyone, he gets a glimpse into their past, their memories of the sins they have committed. When someone reveals somethign about the night of Merrin's death, Ig decides to embrace his new abilitieis to discover what happened to Merrin and seek revenge for her death. A really fantastic story that gets you thinking about the depravity of the human mind.

Joanne, Charing Cross Road

 

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 17/05/2016

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