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Vicious Circle In Vicious Circle, the first time Felix Castor got rid of a ghost, he was 6 — and it was his own sister's. Since then, the world...Vicious CircleMystery and Thriller, Fiction In Vicious Circle, the first time Felix Castor got rid of a ghost, he was 6 — and it was his own sister's. Since then, the world...2008-07-30Grand Central Publishing
Vicious Circle
B+

Vicious Circle

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Fiction; Author: Mike Carey; Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

In Vicious Circle, the first time Felix Castor got rid of a ghost, he was 6 — and it was his own sister’s. Since then, the world has become glutted with zombies, demons, and succubae. Felix is one of a few humans who can, when the pay’s right, exorcise them. Now his best friend is possessed by the nasty Asmodeus, who’s ”close to the top of the infernal pecking order.” Mike Carey’s phantasmagoria can get pretty dense, but Felix offers a darkly droll take on the circumstances of his world, which is just as familiar, intricate, and morally tangled as our own. B+