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From the Teeth of Angels (1995) [Novel]
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Summary :

While vacationing in Sardinia, Ian McGann meets Death in a dream. Death promises to answer any of McGann's questions, but if he fails to understand the answers he will have to pay with his life.

In Los Angeles, revered film actress Arlen Ford is no longer happy living in the Hollywood fast lane. She gives up everything – her career, her home, her glamorous lifestyle – and moves to Austria, where she meets a passionate war correspondent. From the start, their relationship is all-consuming. Arlen realizes she has been waiting for this man all her life.

And in Vienna, the terminally ill Wyatt Leonard suddenly discovers that he has the ability to raise the dead.

How all three of these fates converge is at the heart of Jonathan Carroll's most daring and provocative novel, in which he dares to ask – and answer – the ultimate question: What is Death?

Original title: From the Teeth of Angels
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: From the Teeth of Angels

From the Teeth of Angels (1995)
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Language: English

  • "Mr. Carroll's novels demand, and deserve, to be taken seriously . . . From the Teeth of Angels is a fine and harrowing and beautiful work of fiction. Here's hoping that Mr. Carroll's reputation continues to grow." New York Times Book Review
  • "Jonathan Carroll reminds you that words have wisdom . . . In From the Teeth of Angels he achieves the kind of transcendence that most writers only dream about." Washington Post
  • "Jonathan Carroll's fiction seduces you . . . He's a movie-generation virtuoso with the literary sensibility of a metaphysical eccentric." front page, Los Angeles Times Book Review
  • "This tale of death and redemption grabs you by the short hairs and won't let you go. Jonathan Carroll has crafted the ultimate metaphorical tale of life and death, psychic loss and grip, friendship and alienation. Dig it--this book is like a hip Bergman film for swingers." James Ellroy
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From the Teeth of Angels (1995)

ISBN: 0385476469

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