By Dan Simmons
Calcutta: a big urban of titanic slums, ailment and distress, is clasped within the foetid embody of an old cult. At its decaying middle is the Goddess Kali: the darkish mom of soreness, four-armed and everlasting, her track the sound of dying and destruction. Robert Luczak has been employed via Harper's to discover a famous Indian poet who has reappeared, below unusual situations, years after he used to be concept lifeless. yet not anything is straightforward in Calcutta and Lucsak's regimen task becomes a nightmare while he learns that the poet is rumoured to were introduced again to lifestyles in a bloody and grisly rite of human sacrifice.
A nice paintings of horror, yet with deeply anxious scenes in it.