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The star-struck Angel loses his autonomy to become a tiny, uncomprehending cog in Burr’s machine, and the novel sinks into a quagmire of shifting historical alliances. A debut that has a certain mad zest but is seriously hurt by its lack of a trajectory.Read Full Review of The Blood of Heaven | See more reviews from Kirkus
If quotation marks were good enough for them, quotation marks are good enough for Kent Wascom. You may grow so frustrated with this affectation of punctuation that you’re tempted to stop reading. But don’t quit. The Blood of Heaven is worth the work.Read Full Review of The Blood of Heaven | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
The Blood of Heaven's first quarter or so is undeniably excellent...the plot flags as Angel is pulled deeper into Burr's treacherous orbit, at times flat-lining completely before it is gruesomely resuscitated with Tarantino-esque jags of violence.Read Full Review of The Blood of Heaven | See more reviews from NPR
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