Beyond the Horizon - Point Blank (Paperback)Ryan Ireland (author)
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THE DEVIL IS ALWAYS IN DISGUISE
A stranger appears at an isolated cabin in frontier America. He has no friends, and no apparent purpose. But as the sun disappears and the desert darkens, a series of strange and savage events start to unfold.
Turning the western genre on its head, Ryan Ireland's deeply affecting tale transports readers into a visceral and terrifying world of shape-shifters, shadows and the darkest parts of Western American lore.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
'An unflinching, soul-searching story about the dangers of the American West... Ireland's voice stands apart and he will surely be marked as a courageous and essential writer.'-- Ann Weisgarber, author of the award-winning The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
'Expertly plotted, artfully executed, compulsively readable... a writer who has something to say.'* Los Angeles Review of Books *
'Ireland blends fanciful history with magic realism to create a critical allegory of the American expansionist experience ... Intellectual in theme, literary in execution: think Gabriel Garcia Marquez reimagining Little Big Man.'* Kirkus Reviews *
'Mythical, dangerous and deeply unsettling.'* Shortlist *
'Ireland's intensely and brutally violent debut novel sweeps through period and place while exploring the role memory plays in the establishment of creation myths ... a barbaric vision of the West.'* Library Journal *
'With trenchant dialogue, affecting characters, and a page-turner of a story, Ryan Ireland has given readers a mysterious and exciting Western that may become a classic.'-- Ron Hansen, author of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
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