By D.H. Robbins
Now as an grownup and a Reverend, his girl instincts have fed on him. As Chamelea, a “liberator of souls,” Thomas has built his expertise as a hypnotist and his calling as a guy of God to safe the belief of his girl sufferers. because of LSD-laced Communion wafers, he hypnotizes his topics into committing suicide. As they die in his embody, he absorbs their souls to fulfill his compulsion to be a lady. it really is his internal god's will for him.
The nascent forensic recommendations to be had in the course of the early 1960’s, that have been used to trace Chamelea’s killing course, have been some distance 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 Murders have been investigated via out of date sleuthing and the gumshoe intuitions of police Lt.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, inner most Detective Raymond Nealy.
“Chamelea” can also be the tale of the dysfunctional courting among the Reverend and his estranged twenty-year-old daughter, Regina. a couple of cultural occasions meander in the course of the historical past of the tale, together with the unofficial starting of the Vietnam conflict; AM radio song; the increase of The Beatles; the Ford Mustang and the 1964-65 manhattan World's reasonable.
"Chamelea" is a harsh and soaking up but heart-wrenching and provocative story.
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