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Blue Light [Unabridged Audio] 8 cassettes
Blue Light 8 cassettes - Unabridged Audio Author:Walter Mosley 10.75 Hours on 8 audio cassettes. Read by Richard Ferrone — Editorial Reviews — From Library Journal — Mosley (A Little Yellow Dog) departs from the Los Angeles setting of his best-selling Easy Rawlins mysteries in this work of sf. Rays of blue light fall on San Francisco in the 1960s, killing some and transforming others. One of those stricken bec... more »omes the leader of a cult called the Close Congregation. Another becomes the Gray Man, whose mission is to destroy all those blessed by this phenomenon. The story is told by Chance, an African American who is touched, secondarily, by the light. Richard Ferrone's narration emphasizes Chance's reactions to the events over the years: bewilderment, fright, confidence. There are relatively few sf books in audiobook format; this will be a welcome addition to library collections.ANann Blaine Hilyard, Lake Villa Dist. Lib., IL
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Fans of Walter Mosley may be taken aback by this shockingly adult venture into science fiction. This book is both less realistic and more sordid than the Easy Rawlins mysteries. The prose is fine, the action fast, the concerns philosophical. A blue light has hit the earth, altered some to super beings. A comic book? Well, yes and no. Certainly not for children. Richard Ferrone's deep, compelling voice gives force and clarity to a powerful and deeply unsettling experience. Is it literature? I'm not sure. A cross between Dante and Frank Herbert. B.H.C. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine« less