By D.H. Robbins
Now as an grownup and a Reverend, his lady instincts have fed on him. As Chamelea, a “liberator of souls,” Thomas has constructed his expertise as a hypnotist and his calling as a guy of God to safe the belief of his woman sufferers. simply by LSD-laced Communion wafers, he hypnotizes his topics into committing suicide. As they die in his include, he absorbs their souls to meet his compulsion to be a lady. it's his internal god's will for him.
The nascent forensic ideas on hand throughout the early 1960’s, that have been used to trace Chamelea’s killing course, have been far from what they've got now develop into. Murders have been investigated via out of date sleuthing and the gumshoe intuitions of police Lt. Marty Cohansen and his former accomplice, deepest Detective Raymond Nealy.
“Chamelea” is usually the tale of the dysfunctional courting among the Reverend and his estranged twenty-year-old daughter, Regina. a few cultural occasions meander in the course of the heritage of the tale, together with the unofficial starting of the Vietnam battle; AM radio tune; the increase of The Beatles; the Ford Mustang and the 1964-65 big apple World's reasonable.
"Chamelea" is a harsh and soaking up but heart-wrenching and provocative story.
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