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The Black Angel

(2005)
(The fifth book in the Charlie Parker series)
A novel by

 
Awards
British Fantasy Society Best Novel (nominee)
With The Black Angel, John Connolly takes his Charlie Parker series a step further away from the conventional serial killer thriller and over the border into supernatural horror--which, in fairness, is where these extraordinary books have been heading from the beginning. The question of why and how so many bad people find their way into Parker's orbit has always been lurking in the background of his novels; why so many ghosts of victims point him the way to vengeful justice and why so good a man is so fond of his killer for hire friends Louis and Angel. Many writers would just leave these as givens, but Connolly has too much integrity for that.

The search for Louis' junkie whore cousin, and her abductors, leads the trio ever further into darkness. They have fought evil obsessives before, but none as bad as the Believers, a group obsessed with fallen angels and with the strange sculpted objects men have made from human bones. This time at least there is a possibility that what the Believers believe is true, both what they believe about the world and what they believe about Parker--this is a book which ought to be insane and ludicrous and is in fact chilling. --Roz Kaveney

Genre: Mystery
 
Used availability for John Connolly's The Black Angel


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Hardback Editions

January 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): Connolly John
ISBN: 0-340-99832-6 / 978-0-340-99832-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: The Black Angel (Charwood Large Print)
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-84395-799-X / 978-1-84395-799-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: The Black Angel: A Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7434-8786-9 / 978-0-7434-8786-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-83765-9 / 978-0-340-83765-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5: Black Angel A1 Poster
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89084-3 / 978-0-340-89084-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

August 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-5011-1583-9 / 978-1-5011-1583-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4767-8665-8 / 978-1-4767-8665-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4447-5043-7 / 978-1-4447-5043-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4447-6098-X / 978-1-4447-6098-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4447-0472-9 / 978-1-4447-0472-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-83767-5 / 978-0-340-83767-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-89149-1 / 978-0-340-89149-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Coronet
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7434-8787-7 / 978-0-7434-8787-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Star
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November 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7434-9655-8 / 978-0-7434-9655-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon + Schuster Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-340-83766-7 / 978-0-340-83766-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Black Angel: A Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   

February 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon   

February 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2010 : UK MP3 CD
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 1-4450-0560-3 / 978-1-4450-0560-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2005 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Black Angel
Author(s): John Connolly
ISBN: 0-7531-2168-9 / 978-0-7531-2168-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

November 2008 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 5
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller
Author(s): John Connolly
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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