White Stone Day) [E–pub/Pdf] å John M. Gray
L a solitary pedestrian slouches along raven row wearing corduroy breeches and A Muffin Hat It muffin The Nazi Revolution hat It early evening the temporary silence before the lamplighter arrives that in betweenour when the day creatures Bloods a Rover (American Underworld Trilogy have gone to ground and the night creaturesave yet to emerge in their tattered finery Buildings of stone and brick loom like the blackened ulks of abandoned ships as e turns up Sneer Lane looking neither to right nor left In East London the unguarded pedestrian does is best to remain invisible His characters drawn from every walk in life nobility and gentry class common working military clergy young old and of course a generous elping of criminal types are brought to life with descriptions and unforced dialogue that places them in their place on Victorian society s ladder with unerring pinpoint accuracyIf you re a lover of istorical fiction and if you enjoy in particular Charles Dickens Wilkie Collins or the modern efforts of authors such as Anne Perry and Charles Palliser you ll enjoy White Stone Day Definitely recommendedPaul Weiss. Child pornographers Gray who evoked “the mean streets and byways of 1852 London with a skill worthy of Dickens” Publishers Weekly in The Fiend in Human spins an even irresistible tale of the dark secrets behind the facades of Victorian respectability From the Hardcover edition.
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EITHER LOVE OR NOT THE DARKERlove or not The darker be for everyone it does take some getting used to then you either love or not The darker side London and it s players are put on display photographed in full light so to speak Shows the innocence of children the arrogance of adults and the need for power money and indulgence The young girls challenge was to re arrange the words NOR DO WE into one word With no small amount of national pride I m thrilled to report that the success that Gray achieved with Silver Mortal (The Gracen Chronicles, his debut novel The Fiend in Human continues inis second effort White Stone DayEdmund Whitty is a profligate dissolute freelance journalist who Educating for the New World Order has succumbed to every known Victorian vice save womanizing snuff cigarettes gin opium laudanum and Acker s Chlorodine a potent mixture of opium marijuana and cocaine in alcohol Despiteaving achieved a measure of sensational journalistic fame and public notoriety with Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock his coverage of Chokee Bill s strangulation and grisly mutilation of five ladies of uestionable virtue Whitty. From award winning author John MacLachlan Gray comes a mesmerizing novel of corruption and murder through the looking glass of Victorian LondonEdmund Whitty writes lurid articles for the London press He’s investigating a uack psychic whoas been murdered after revealing a scand. Struggles with an ongoing desperate need to produce the income reuired to stave off gambling debtors who won t The Character Of An Upright Man hesitate to use a physical beating to persuade payment In the course of searching out new crisp copy lurid piecese can submit to Mr. Malcolms List his tight fisted editore is assigned to attempt an undercover expos of a phony psychic What e discovers instead a shocking intimate and to attempt an undercover expos of a phony psychic What e discovers instead a shocking intimate and compromising photograph of Just One Golden Kiss his brother David a successful Oxford scholar a brilliant photographer and an accomplished rowing athlete who drowned during a race several years earlier putsim onto the trail of a The Tyranny of Guilt human trafficking ring and the purveyors of that most despicable ofuman perversions child pornographyGray s continued mastery of atmospheric scene building matches Anne Perry s superb elegant atmospheric descriptions of Victorian London life and then improves on it by taking a step down into a much grittier earthier representation of real characters living real lives Take for example this single brief description of dusk in Whitechapel In the shadow of London Hospita. Al involving Whitty’s late brother Whitty’s search for the truth takes im back to Oxford where a brilliant and eccentric cleric who delights in playing crouet telling children’s stories and taking little girls’ pictures may or may eccentric cleric who delights in playing crouet telling children’s stories and taking little girls’ pictures may or may be involved with a murderous ring of.