Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: Holly Lisle
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ISBN: 9781937533052
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Sympathy For The Devil by Holly Lisle


Original Title: Sympathy For The Devil

Nurse Dayne Kuttner puts her soul on the line to bargain with God for amnesty for Hell's damned. But when God not only listens, but takes the deal she offers literally, her world turns upside-down.Plagued by pushy reporters, devilish doctors, desperate colleagues, bewildered friends, an imp named Earwax, and pursued by the Netherworld's hottest guy, Dayne stands her ground...and pushes Heaven itself for an accounting of how love and Hell can coexist.

Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: Michael Mewshaw
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711194
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Sympathy For The Devil by Michael Mewshaw


Original Title: Sympathy For The Devil

A generous, entertaining, intimate look at Gore Vidal, a man who prided himself on being difficult to know Detached and ironic; a master of the pointed put-down, of the cutting quip; enigmatic, impossible to truly know: This is the calcified, public image of Gore Vidal—one the man himself was fond of reinforcing. "I'm exactly as I appear," he once said of himself. "There is no warm, lovable person inside. Beneath my cold exterior, once you break the ice, you find cold water." Michael Mewshaw's Sympathy for the Devil, a memoir of his friendship with the stubbornly iconoclastic public intellectual, is a welcome corrective to this tired received wisdom. A complex, nuanced portrait emerges in these pages—and while "Gore" can indeed be brusque, standoffish, even cruel, Mewshaw also catches him in more vulnerable moments. The Gore Vidal the reader comes to know here is generous and supportive to younger, less successful writers; he is also, especially toward the end of his life, disappointed, even lonely. Sparkling, often hilarious, and filled with spicy anecdotes about expat life in Italy, Sympathy for the Devil is an irresistible inside account of a man who was himself—faults and all—impossible to resist. As enlightening as it is entertaining, it offers a unique look at a figure many only think they know.

Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: Paul Trynka
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448154057
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Sympathy For The Devil by Paul Trynka


Original Title: Sympathy For The Devil

The story of the Rolling Stones is one of the epic rock 'n' roll yarns of our time. Their music defined today's cultural landscape and their history is a source of endless fascination for music fans around the world. Yet one crucial part of that story has never been comprehensively analysed: the role of Brian Jones, the visionary who founded the band and controlled their early music down to the smallest detail. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with key principals including Keith Richards, Andrew Oldham and Marianne Faithfull, this is a story told from a totally new perspective and which lays bare the shocking ruthlessness, internal warfare and sexual competition within this most legendary of bands. As well as exploring Jones' crucial role in the Stones' music, it will also investigate the unravelling of his psyche, as observed by Brian's family, friends, bandmates, lovers and enemies. Victors get to write the history - but it's never wholly true. Brian's life story is a gripping one, an epic battle between creativity and ambition, between self-sabotage and betrayal. This book will disentangle the threads of the Rolling Stones story and put Brian Jones firmly in the foreground.

Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: Howard Marks
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409027929
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Sympathy For The Devil by Howard Marks


Original Title: Sympathy For The Devil

When Detective Catrin Price returns to Cardiff after 12 years of self-imposed exile she is determined to lay to rest the ghosts of her unhappy past. Then her ex-boyfriend Rhys, once a promising young policeman but now a washed-up junkie, is found dead on one of her first nights on patrol. The official verdict is an accidental overdose, but Cat is convinced that there is something more to his death, something that will explain why the man who saved her life was so unwilling to save his own. Rhys had always been haunted by the mysterious disappearance of Owen Face, the troubled lead singer of rock band Seerland, who was last seen at a notorious suicide spot. No body was ever found and when Cat joins forces with one of Rhys' former colleagues, now a wealthy business man obsessed with all things Seerland-related, they begin to wonder whether the rumours that Face is still alive may be true. But when Cat is stalked by a meancing figure with a striking resemblance to a serial rapist Rhys famously put away, she begins to realise her life may also be in danger.

No Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: David Ware Stowe
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807834580
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No Sympathy For The Devil by David Ware Stowe


Original Title: No Sympathy For The Devil

In this cultural history of evangelical Christianity and popular music, David Stowe demonstrates how mainstream rock of the 1960s and 1970s has influenced conservative evangelical Christianity through the development of Christian pop music. For an earlier

Sympathy For The Devil

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Author: William Shaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784297259
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Sympathy For The Devil by William Shaw


Original Title: Sympathy For The Devil

'Big treat in store for fans. And if you're not a fan yet, why not?' Val McDermid SUMMER OF LOVE She made a profit from her youth. She's not beautiful anymore - but now she will be young forever. Called away from his pregnant girlfriend, Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen knows the sight of the murdered prostitute will be with him all his life. But this is what he does: he finds killers. Helen Tozer, more than most, understands why. SUMMER OF DEATH The girl they called Julie Teenager had a client list full of suspects - all rich, powerful - and protected. Someone warns off the beat coppers; someone disturbs the crime scene. When Breen gets a phone call from MI6, he fears just how protected his suspect is. These are dangerous waters, where Russian spies hide. Then Helen, with her unstoppable copper's instinct and fierce moral sense, dives into the investigation. And Breen knows he has more to lose than ever before. He is about to become a father. He can have no sympathy for the devil. Tense, dramatic and ingeniously plotted, Sympathy for the Devil is a gripping police thriller set in a world before forensics or criminal databases; a world that's bigoted and brutal.

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