Book Reviews of Black Body

Black Body
Black Body
Author: H. C. Turk
ISBN-13: 9781558175051
ISBN-10: 1558175059
Publication Date: 5/1/1991
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Stunning and provocative, November 9, 2004
Reviewer: Jen Stelling (Cohoes, NY)
A million years ago when I worked in a mall bookstore, I got to bring home tons of stripped paperbacks. This one sat in a bag for ages because I didn't see how it could be interesting. Boy was I wrong. Black Body is a treasure. When I finally cracked it open and read this gorgeously great-humored and lovingly imagined story of witches, I couldn't put it down. My generic superlatives can't convey the sense of excitement and delight that I felt as I became immersed in the story of Alba the witch. Part of the fun of the novel is its historical and quasi-scientific plausibility. H. C. Turk's singular vision shouldn't be out of print. If you should run across a copy (and according to these reviews they seem to show up in the strangest places), pick it up, read it and cherish it.