This Angelic Land

This Angelic Land

Aris Janigian


This Angelic Land is the tale of Adam Derderian, a hip, twenty-seven yr outdated bar proprietor, and his six-day trip throughout the 1992 l. a. riots. Seeming to hold scant reminiscence of Lebanon’s civil warfare, from which Derderian had fled whereas nonetheless a boy, the panorama of the riots now unearths him revisiting the realm he idea he had escaped. Derderian engages with Armenian gangsters, participants of the state 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 important book."

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