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Black Mountain

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Black Mountain by Laird Barron
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May 07, 2019 | 320 Pages
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“Coleridge is a large, unbelievably strong, scarred man—a thug, yes, but a thinking-person’s thug…Readers with a tolerance for violence will want to meet him.”—Booklist (starred review)

Further Praise for Black Mountain 

“Isaiah Coleridge [is] an intimidating presence…A big bruiser who likes nothing better than a good fight.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Things get downright hallucinatory as [Coleridge] proceeds toward a climax that seems as much Bram Stoker as Lawrence Block. [A] supportive librarian-girlfriend and a loyal partner-in-arms give the p.i. the emotional backup he needs to return (no doubt) for further bizarre adventures at ‘the mysterious intersection of coincidence and fate.'”—The Wall Street Journal

“Barron’s second novel featuring retired mob strongman Isaiah Coleridge is as nasty as a cornered pit viper—and its plot is about as sinuous. . . . Barron peppers the text with literary references and philosophical reflections that provide rich counterpoint to the violent bashing and bloodletting. Fans of hardboiled crime fiction and wiseguy vernacular will be well satisfied.”—Publishers Weekly

“Like a lyricist, Laird Barron excels at manipulating the tones and cadence of language.”—Associated Press

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