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Aloha from Hell: A Sandman Slim Novel (edition 2012)

by Richard Kadrey

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Title:Aloha from Hell: A Sandman Slim Novel
Authors:Richard Kadrey
Info:Harper Voyager (2012), Paperback, 464 pages
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Aloha from Hell by Richard Kadrey

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Yup another Sandman Slim novel. This one, I think is the weakest out of all three (because I thought Hell superimposed on LA was weak), but it has all the action you need - lots of carnage, lots of death. I'm not completely sold on the way Hell is portrayed - as a weird mashup of Free for all, rules, and suffering, but it is fun, but ultimately, Stark makes his way running through Hell, meeting THE God,or a God, depending, destroying things, generally screwing things up.

Its exactly what it is - a well written book, fun, fast, no great message, but not stupid, either. ( )
  TheDivineOomba | Jul 16, 2016 |
Another great, page-turner from Richard Kadrey.
James Stark, after ignoring Mason, the arch enemy he banished to Hell in the first book as long as he could, gets challenged to confront Mason when Mason ups the ante.
Exciting climax as Stark heads back Downstairs to head off a maniac wanting to end everything, but especially end Stark. ( )
  quiBee | Jan 21, 2016 |
Lucifer is dead.......All hail Lucifer! ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 4, 2015 |
Lucifer is dead.......All hail Lucifer! ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
Lucifer is dead.......All hail Lucifer! ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
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I sat the shore
Fishing, with the arid plain behind me
Shall I at least set my lands in order?

–T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land
Life is a bucket of shit with a

barbed wire handle. 

–Jim Thompson 
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"Tell me," says the Frenchman. "How long has it been since you last killed anything?"
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Supernatural fantasy’s greatest anti-hero goes back to hell!
In Sandman Slim Stark came back from hell for revenge.
In Kill the Dead he tackled both a zombie plague and being Lucifer’s bodyguard.
Once again all is not right in L.A. Lucifer is back in Heaven, God is on vacation, and an insane killer mounts a war against both Heaven and Hell.
Stark’s got to head back down to his old stomping grounds in Hell to rescue his long lost love, stop an insane serial killer, prevent both Good and Evil from completely destroying each other, and stop the demonic Kissi from ruining the party for everyone.
Even for Sandman Slim, that’s a tall order. And it’s only the beginning.
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In "Sandman Slim", Stark came back from hell for revenge. In "Kill the Dead" he tackled both a zombie plague and being Lucifer's bodyguard. Once again all is not right in LA. Lucifer is back in Heaven, God 's on vacation, and an insane killer mounts a war against both Heaven and Hell.… (more)

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