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This Angelic Land by Aris Janigian

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By Aris Janigian

This Angelic Land is the tale of Adam Derderian, a hip, twenty-seven 12 months previous bar proprietor, and his six-day trip in the course of the 1992 l. a. riots. Seeming to hold scant reminiscence of Lebanon’s civil conflict, from which Derderian had fled whereas nonetheless a boy, the panorama of the riots now unearths him revisiting the realm he notion he had escaped. Derderian engages with Armenian gangsters, contributors of the kingdom of Islam, a Hancock Park playboy and a Kurdish scenic artist as he watches his followed urban ransacked and set ablaze. the 1st novel size paintings of literary fiction ever to confront the subject material of the 1992 la riots head-on, critic D.J. Waldie has known as This Angelic Land "Today's precious book."

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