The Devil in Silver

  • by Victor LaValle
  • Narrated by Victor LaValle
  • 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Pepper is a rambunctious big man, and, suddenly, the surprised inmate of a budget-strapped mental institution in Queens, New York. He's not mentally ill, but that doesn't seem to matter. On his first night, he's visited by a terrifying creature who nearly kills him before being hustled away by the hospital staff. It's no delusion: The other patients confirm that a hungry devil roams the hallways when the sun goes down.
Pepper rallies three other inmates in a plot to fight back: Dorry, an octogenarian schizophrenic; Coffee, an African immigrant with severe OCD; and Loochie, a bipolar teenage girl. Battling the pill-pushing staff, one another, and their own minds, they try to kill the monster that's stalking them. But can the Devil die?


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

a gem worth all the digging

heavy, thoughtful. a pleasant surprise... not a "horror novel" though, horrifying at times. I truly enjoyed LaValle's prose.
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- Joey

On Appreciation

My expectations were entirely different: horror was the genre touted, yet it was a literary work. I loved it, I loved that it was, more than anything, character-driven. And characters they were, unique and alive. This is a novel that lets you consider your own circumstances in the world, that not-so-subtly reminds you to appreciate the aesthetics of the natural world and art. A novel well worth donating your time to.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-21-2012
  • Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC