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STARRED REVIEW

Worse Angels

Barron’s deft handling of mood and tension, along with his stunning command of language, result in a thriller with an almost cinematic precision,

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Review of ‘Worse Angels’

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. An ex-Mafia bruiser-turned-private-detective is hired by a senator’s bodyguard to investigate the apparent suicide of his nephew. Along the way, the PI encounters a backwater town full of hillbillies, a blood-worshiping cult and a particle collider housed deep underground in a mysterious research facility. Not ringing any…

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