For two centuries, a bullet-removal specialist has wielded instruments of angel bone in service to a forgotten power. For two centuries, a bullet-removal specialist has wielded instruments of angel bone in service to a forgotten power. Harry -Potter Search results will not contain 'Potter'. Never was fantasy darker or more disturbing. Last night something stepped from little Walter's closet and he never woke up. The fantasy elements were exciting.
The Music of Razors tells a beautiful and deeply affecting story, full of wonder, strangeness, pain, and love. In 2001 Rogers released his novel The Music of Razors which was published by in Australia and by in the United States. For two centuries, a bullet-removal specialist has wielded instruments of angel bone in service to a forgotten power. For these strengths, the novel has failing as well: an arbitrary mythos, and an increasingly rushed and incoherent conclusion. Sean Williams, author of The Resurrection Man Packed with surreal images that haunt you long after you ve put down the book. Locus Cameron Rogers writes like a magician. Now he travels the dark road between worlds, no longer entirely boy nor wholly beast, but with one goal in mind: to prevent his sister from suffering the same fate as he.
Cameron Rogers is going to go places. However, even if the angel bones mythos is accepted at face value, its role in the book plays out in strange waysat the beginning, it gradually leads the characters together and directs the key points of the plot; at the end, it directs every moment of the plot in actions that are little more than plot twists, and so are unjustified and unexplored and even strip away all intent and free will. Now he travels the dark road between worlds, no longer entirely boy nor wholly beast, but with one goal in mind: to prevent his sister from suffering the same fate as he. This is a universe big enough for fallen angels, closet monsters, and a clockwork ballerina to coexist over several centuries and in the same 300 pages. In a very roundabout way, I suppose it is. Tell it to go away. Now this book is a bit odd and dark.
Together—and with dire consequences—they bring back to the light something meant to be forgotten. As the creature leaves the boy notices sadness in the monsters eyes and it leaves. But the storytelling is self-consciously oblique and its disparate parts never gel into a cohesive narrative. It's pretty dark so far and so he loves it. By the end I was hopelessly a For the first hundred pages expect to have no idea what's going on.
I look forward to more from Cameron RogersI believe he does show great promise as an author Not my usual reading fare, but I'll give it a try. About halfway in I could take it or leave it. Never was fantasy darker or more disturbing. The plot is terribly complex and relayed in an often confusing narrative of shifting points of views, with many details kept from the reader to maintain a feeling of on-edge uncertainty that never becomes absolutely clear and coherent. The story seemed a little convoluted in parts, I think maybe it was over-ambitious but it succeeded more than it failed. There is the quality of dreamy unreality and vagueness which sometimes irks my last nerve, but I think it works here. That was the moment Walter first realized that he could die.
I'm not sure if it really degenerated into incoherence, or if I was just turning pages too fast to catch the plot. Archived from on 22 August 2007. A beautiful but mind-numbing book that floods you with macabre images and leaves you with an odd feeling that something isn't quite making any sense. However knowing how dangerous Samael is he aged the bones of another angel and used them to infuse each one with his own form and then scattered the pieces all over the world. It is wonderfully bizarre, full of potential, yet fails to manage to keep up with its aspirations. He finally tells the creature to leave him alone.
In The Music of Razors, Cameron Rogers weaves a thought-provoking and compelling dark fantasy from the mythology of religion. So there you go - author blurbs really do work! Cameron Rogers is going to go places. Okay, so I enjoyed reading this book. Never was fantasy darker or more disturbing. The Music of Razors tells a beautiful and deeply affecting story, full of wonder, strangeness, pain, and love. Bishop quote on the back.
Now he travels the dark road between worlds, no longer entirely boy nor wholly beast, but with one goal in mind: to prevent his sister from suffering the same fate as he. And what's with angel bones as a plot device, anyway? I am still unsure as to whether this is a good book or not and whether or not it means anything. At first, the plot seems complextoo complex, certainly, for the book's length. At times, it can get a little confusing, but then again, I think it lends itself to interpretation in that way, and adds to the surreality of the story. Cam has written for games such as Quantum Break and The Walking Dead: No Man's Land.
The panoply of fantastical elements also means that there is something here for all tastes, from historical fantasy to horror. By the end I was hopelessly absorbed and hanging on tenuously to the plot, and in the last few pages lost everything I thought I had figured out. We hope that you will enjoy the reviews, thoughts, and images that we share here. The spirit of the novel reminds me strongly of Neil Gaiman, very near his brand of story and his style, perhaps an emulation. Alice meets Freddy Krueger in Wonderland! Fans of and will likely enjoy this book. It was really interesting, kind of all over the place, with some fascinating ideas. See, it's the angel's wings on the book cover that did it.
The dim magical atmosphere and the unsettling, haunting images illustrate each aspect of the story but, to say it better, they do more: they draw the reader in and create the dense, mysterious landscape that he explores. A world away in London, an absent father, haunted by the voice of a banished angel, presents his daughter with an impossible friend: a clockwork ballerina. The Vampires is the twenty first book in the After Dark which was originally started in 1991 by. I suspect Rogers will write better books in the future. That is why I was interested in reading this. It's certainly not like any other I've read.