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4.0 out of 5 stars No More Heroes, 17 Sept. 2009
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Another antihero hits the streets in the shape of Stark, a recent escapee from Hell.

Killed by jealous 'friends' he is back after 11 years trying to figure out why his ex-girlfriend is dead and at the same time plotting revenge on his murderers.

Without giving too much away, this could have been Urban Fantasy by the numbers - something which has affected the Dresden series recently.

It isn't though and Kadrey (who I had never heard of previously) has concoted a world that is familiar yet disturbing.

Strong prose, a tight plot and believable,fallible characters.

If you like Jim Butcher, Neil Gaiman or Mike Carey, chances are you will power through this.

A good start to a new series.
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Initial post: 17 May 2013 15:14:56 BDT
I am indeed powering through this, though James' habit of stealing a car whenever the urge strikes him (when he always has free transport anyway) is wearing a bit thin. Surely his amorality could come out in more original ways over time...

In reply to an earlier post on 18 May 2013 07:51:09 BDT
Good point! Try Mike Carey's excellent Felix Castor series. My favourite series.
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