The Father of Angels. A Novel by Stefan Brijs
(Daan Cartens) The Low Countries - 2009, № 17, pp. 294-295
Stefan Brijs' Angel Maker is a highly accomplished novel with many qualities. He offers us more than just a page turner, which of course the book also is: to quote the reviewer of the English translation in SFX Magazine, the novel ‘has superglue-soaked covers; you can't put it down... compulsive reading... This is a great big clunking fist of a book. Prepare to be knocked speechless.' The author has managed to build a highly topical social issue into his own imaginative world, a world dominated by the quest for identity, a world in which the dividing lines between good and evil are mainly a matter of points of view and perspective, all unfolding, as the reviewer in The Independent states, in this ‘tall tale of angelic sons and lofty ideals'
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