The Armageddon Rag: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2007-01-30
- Binding: Paperback
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The best novel concerning the American pop music culture of the sixties Ive ever read.Stephen King
From #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin comes the ultimate novel of revolution, rock n roll, and apocalyptic murdera stunning work of fiction that portrays not just the end of an era, but the end of the world as we know it.
Onetime underground journalist Sandy Blair has come a long way from his radical roots in the 60suntil something unexpectedly draws him back: the bizarre and brutal murder of a rock promoter who made millions with a band called the Nazgl. Now, as Sandy sets out to investigate the crime, he finds himself drawn back into his own pasta magical mystery tour of the pent-up passions of his generation. For a new messiah has resurrected the Nazgl and the mad new rhythm may be more than anyone bargained fora requiem of demonism, mind control, and death, whose apocalyptic tune only Sandy may be able to change in time . . . before everyone follows the beat.
The wilder aspects of the 60s . . . roar back to life in this hallucinatory story by a master of chilling suspense.Publishers Weekly
What a story, full of nostalgia and endless excitement. . . . Its taut, tense, and moves like lightning.Tony Hillerman
Daring . . . a knowing, wistful appraisal of . . . a crucial American generation.Chicago Sun-Times
Moving . . . comic . . . eerie . . . really and truly a walk down memory lane.The Washington Post