The Agony Column

Heavenly Noir: Conversation with Author Tad Williams



Attitude is everything in the Bobby Dollar books by Tad Williams. The Angel Doloriel, aka Bobby Dollar, tells the story in some of the most enjoyable, hilarious, smartest prose you can find in this particular veil of tears.

Following hot on the heels of  The Dirty Streets of Heaven, Happy Hour in Hell follows the narrative model of the first book. We start in the middle, in this case as Bobby crosses a bridge into hell, then whip back to the beginning and take the story straight up, no chasers.