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The Fiend in Human by John MacLachlan Gray
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Jan 24, 2009

it was amazing

This is, in some respects, a damned near flawless book. It is especially effective at creating settings that the reader feels he or she has actually inhabited. One forgets that the novelist didn't actually live on the seamier side of Victorian London. Characters are full and fascinating. The weakest point (which is still strong) is the mystery plot. The poetry of the writing is so tasty it makes you wish at times that the plot would get out of the way.


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01/25/2009 page 328
93.18% "Highly evocative settings, characters, dialogue create a victorian world that is inhabitable."

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