April 16, 2011 10:15 PM

Book review | Dark themes drive Madison Smartt Bell’s ‘The Color of Night’

The skill and finesse that Madison Smartt Bell has perfected while writing 20 boldly questing books, along with the infernal forces he has valiantly confronted, bloom with the deadly magnetism of a Venus flytrap in his latest novel, “The Color of Night,” a cunning, narcotic and searing tale.

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