Swirling with witchcraft and sensuality, Hex blends the futurism of Octavia Butler and Nalo Hopkinson with the sexual explorations of Samuel R. Delany and Jim Grimsley in this thrilling novel of supernatural mystery
Hex opens in Miami in the near future, where celebrations roil the city after the announcement of Castro's death. Amid the chaos and debauchery, two visiting graduate students, Langston and Azaril, search for a friend who suddenly goes missing , Damian, a charismatic seducer who has drawn the two of them into his orbit in the past. Frustrated in their initial attempts to trace Damian's whereabouts, the two seek help from Langston's aunt, a renowned psychic, whose cryptic warnings and unexpected hunches guide them on a quest that takes them to New Haven and New York City and entangles them in the investigation of Damian's family history , and draws the hostile attention of powerful and apparently supernatural forces.
Why buy from World of Books
Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Darieck Scott is the author of the novel Traitor to the Race. His short fiction has appeared in the anthologies Freedom in This Village, Black Like Us, Shade, and Giant Steps, among others. He is assistant professor of English at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he teaches African American literature and creative writing.
Hex: A Novel of Love Spells by Perseus
Used - Well Read
Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
Commended for Spectrum Awards (Novel) 2008
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.