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Mefisto in Onyx

Rudy Pairis an educated African American is telepathic His friend and one time lover deputy district attorney Alliso. This is the first Harlan Ellison novel I ve ever read I was pretty impressed with the plot which involves the world s only empath being asked by a friend and DA to dive into the mind of a convicted serial killer she has fallen in love with to prove his innocence Excellent plot twists however I didn t find the main character s voice entirely consistent He was supposed to be a well educated black man from humble beginnings and the African American collouialisms Ellison sometimes employed felt a little forced and out of place This could be because I just watched a documentary on Ellison and could only imagine his voice speaking all the lines I also thought the ending was a tad neat and tidy for the bleakness of the first half but the story really did grab me

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Ng Spanning to the electric chair for 29 murders she has fallen in love with him and wants to be sure of his innocen. Incredible novella with a twist I didn t see coming And then a second even better twist I didn t see coming BrilliantI couldn t possibly review this story without spoiling it so I ll just say if you like noir don t pass this one up

Harlan Ellison ñ 1 REVIEW

N Roche wants him to slip into the mind of serial killer Henry Lake Spanky Spanning because after successfully damni. One of Ellison s few long form novella length stories brilliant Harlan told a story once about Roland Emmerich Director of crap movies like Independence Day The Day After Tomorrow etc coming to pitch for rights to the film rights He described Emmerich as speaking like a valley girl with a German accent Bang on Also my reviews will not spoil anything in fact they may not even say much about the story But this is a good one one of Harlan s best


10 thoughts on “Mefisto in Onyx

  1. says:

    This is the first Harlan Ellison novel I've ever read I was pretty impressed with the plot which involves the world's only empath being asked by a friend and DA to dive into the mind of a convicted serial killer she has fallen in love with to prove his innocence Excellent plot twists however I didn't find the main character's voice entirely consistent He was supposed to be a well educated black man from humble beginnings and th

  2. says:

    This is an excellent novella by Ellison that takes a very different look at the use of a common sf trope psi pow

  3. says:

    I don't think I've ever read a book before and wished it was a graphic novel but with this one I did Maybe it was a combo of the cover and the intro by Frank Miller that put the thought in my head but whilst I was

  4. says:

    The cover and introduction by Frank Miller where he writes about dead eyes and dead voices is very cool I read this book when it first came out Still have it in my library It's a story about telepathy and a serial killer Rudy Pairis is a well educated black man with telepathic abilities and one true friend in

  5. says:

    One of Ellison's few long form novella length stories brilliant Harlan told a story once about Roland Emmerich Director of crap movies like Independence Day The Day After Tomorrow etc coming to pitch for rights to the film rights He described Emmerich as speaking like a valley girl with a German accent Bang on Also my reviews will not spoil anything in fact they may not even say much about the story But this is a good one one o

  6. says:

    With a cover from renowned artist Frank Miller one should know that this little book makes a powerful read Told through a man who can jump into the mids of others this tale of a wrongfully convicted inmate provides two shocking twi

  7. says:

    Yet another amazing story by Harlan Ellison I must admit that I was initially drawn to the book due to the involvement of Frank Miller but once Ellison starts to do what he does best it's all about his extraordinary storytelling ability

  8. says:

    Incredible novella with a twist I didn’t see coming And then a second even better twist I didn’t see coming BrilliantI couldn’t possibly review this story without spoiling it so I’ll just say if you like

  9. says:

    Blah blah; Harlan Ellison; blah blah If you know what he does and you like it you'll like this That's about it

  10. says:

    Great story compelling mysterious a brush with evil Must read Harlan Ellison

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