Demon: A Memoir

By Tosca Lee

Recently divorced and mired in a meaningless lifestyles, Clay drifts from his drab residence to his both lusterless activity as an editor for a small Boston press--until the evening Lucian unearths him and every little thing alterations with the straightforward phrases, "I'm going to inform you my tale, and you are going to write down it down and post it."What starts as a secret quickly spirals into chaotic obsession as Clay struggles to piece jointly Lucian's darkish story of affection, ambition, and grace--only to find that the demon's tale has turn into his personal. after which just one factor concerns: studying how the tale ends.
Praise for Demon: A Memoir
"So few books rattle me to the middle but raise my hopes to the heavens within the similar breath. Tosca Lee's Demon: A Memoir is an extraordinary locate that needs to be read."
Ted Dekker, New York Times best-selling writer of the Circle Trilogy
"Compelling, deep... a unique that has you compulsively turning pages and makes you're thinking that on the related time."
James Scott Bell, best-selling writer of Deceived 
"Wise, inventive, humorous and poetic, it is a publication that lingers in reminiscence after you've gotten grew to become the final page."
Sophy Burnham, New York Times best-selling writer of A publication of Angels
"Fresh, but older than time. Years from now, we may perhaps locate different books being in comparison to this one."
Eric Wilson, New York Times best-selling writer of Fireproof
"Powerful and gorgeous. Her imagery of Eden, of Paradise and angels and Elohim, crammed me with awe."
Novel Reviews

"Lee is basically proving to be a pacesetter within the paintings of speculative fiction." 
Inside nook publication Reviews

Show description

Quick preview of Demon: A Memoir PDF

Best Fantasy books

Eric: A Novel of Discworld

Discworld's in simple terms demonology hacker, Eric,is approximately to make existence very tricky for the remainder of Ankh-Morpork's denizens. This would-be Faust is particularly undesirable . . . at his paintings, that's. All he desires is to satisfy 3 little wishes:to stay endlessly, to be grasp of the universe, and to have a stylin' scorching babe.

The Wee Free Men (Tiffany Aching)

The 1st in a sequence of Discworld novels starring the younger witch Tiffany Aching. A nightmarish chance threatens from the opposite facet of truth. . . . Armed with just a frying pan and her good judgment, younger witch-to-be Tiffany Aching needs to guard her domestic opposed to the monsters of Fairyland. fortunately she has a few very strange aid: the neighborhood Nac Mac Feegle—aka the Wee loose Men—a extended family of fierce, sheep-stealing, sword-wielding, six-inch-high blue males.

Eternidad: Libro primero de la serie de Los inmortales (Spanish Edition)

Entra en el oscuro y seductivo mundo de los inmortales. Ever guarda un secreto: puede oír los pensamientos de todos los que están a su alrededor, ver su air of mystery y conocer su pasado con solo tocarles l. a. piel. Abrumada por l. a. fuerza de este extraño don, vive encerrada en sí misma y solo tiene dos amigos, los excéntricos Haven y Miles.

Sword & Citadel: The Second Half of 'The Book of the New Sun'

The e-book of the recent solar is unanimously acclaimed as Gene Wolfe's such a lot outstanding paintings, hailed as "a masterpiece of technological know-how myth related in significance to the main works of Tolkien and Lewis" via Publishers Weekly, and "one of the main bold works of speculative fiction within the 20th century" via The journal of delusion and technology Fiction.

Extra resources for Demon: A Memoir

Show sample text content

She rubbed after which picked at an age spot on her hand. “He stood off, on my own, silent. I had by no means visible him like this ahead of. As he stared with fastened eyes, his hauteur slipped from his shoulders like a gown. and because the cause eventually grew to become transparent, we learned El’s plan used to be way more extravagant and incredible than something shall we have fathomed. ” I felt the faintest aftershock of that rush of strength, the echo of that deafening roar. “And as I huddled at the outer edge of that evening, I observed a shot of sunshine, heard the heralding Host.

Or no less than no matter if I will be calling Katrina. What i wouldn't be aware of is tips to end it. I didn’t flip it on. I instructed myself that I may still welcome this limbo. I had languished in purgatory via my separation, in among appointments with Lucian, approximately each second of the final 3 months. Now, might be at the cusp of something—some new direction—I may still sit down right here in this layover and enjoy the sensation of actually being in transit. In among. I positioned the telephone in my bag, shoved it towards the ground, pulled out a pen and the previous few pages of 1 of the manuscripts I had inquisitive about me.

The Passover lamb! ” He was once past himself, and that i looked for whatever to assert to calm him down. the fellow on the café counter was once demanding, and that i knew we have been at the verge of being advised to go away. “Death had come to each firstborn in Egypt—animal, king, slave—except within the houses of these Israelites who had painted the blood of excellent lambs on their doorways. demise omitted these doorways. Now right here it was once, operating down the arms and legs of that God-man, the blood like that of these excellent lambs, their veins tired into basins, that very important, red reparation, the blood of atonement, as soon as smeared at the doorframes of the Passover .

After all. ” He reseated himself with a magnanimous tilt of his head. “It’s seen you haven’t cherished telling me this a part of your”— I fumbled for a moment—“background. So why do it? ” I had a wierd feel then—the comparable one I used to have as a boy whilst I ran up the basement steps, chased by way of shadows—that coalesced into this idea: have been his compatriots right here? Did they comprehend, and may they approve of his coming to me like this? “Are you with him now? ” I extra, on impulse. “What, this minute? ” I nodded.

I'll name my sister, yet the place could I begin, and if I did, how could she ever think me? i assumed of Mrs. Russo, the sort, praying warrior who stored even the brash Lucian at bay. How may perhaps I inform even her? I cancelled my doctor’s appointment. I vacillated among desperation and worry. i couldn't spend my lifelike this, but when I had inadvertently wandered right into a battlefield of opposing non secular forces, neither did i would like to develop into one more piece of collateral harm. I again to the web Bible, in comparison it back with my account—and I observed now that it was once actually my account—of our each interplay.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 21 votes