Based On Cherokee Traditions, This Irreverent Dark Fantasy Is A Moving Love Story, A Cry Of Protest Against Crimes Against Native Peoples And A Young Cherokee, His Dead But Still Sarcastic Shaman Grandfather, And The Asian Woman They Both Love Must Save The World From A Monster Fed By Human Error And Evil The Author, William Sanders, Says What I Was Trying To Do In This Novel Was Create A Modern Fantasy Based On The Monster Slayer Legends Found In Virtually All Native Peoples Traditions I Also Wanted To Say Something About Certain Authentic Monsters Of Our Own Time I Consider This The Finest Story That Has Ever Chosen Me To Tell ItWilliam Sanders Is A Vietnam Era Veteran And A Former Powwow Dancer And Cherokee Gospel Singer His Works Have Been Nominated For Many Awards, Including The Nebula And Hugo Awards In Science Fiction His Short Story The Undiscovered Won The Sidewise Award For Alternate History This Is His 16th Book. Oh my god, I loved this book The snarky character of the grandfather was so hilarious, and the ending, which surprised me by failing to completely reincribe the tried and true tropes of disability, made this book pretty
And a half star Marked down for piles of dismembered bodies and marked up for grandfather and an entertaining story Enjoyed it a lot. If a novel mentions the highway in front of your house and you still want to put it down, please do so. I don t even remember how or why I read this book but I did not like it at all. loved it whipped through it in about a day and a night. agreed with colin that the snarky grandfather was amazing and the premise and plot was riveting.
- 256 pages
- The Ballad of Billy Badass and the Rose of Turkestan
- William Sanders
- 19 January 2019 William Sanders