Gory 'Razorhurst' by Justine Larbalestier mixes noir and ghosts

March 18, 2015 12:08 PM

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"Razorhurst: A Novel" by Justine Larbalestier; Soho Teen (320 pages, $18.99, 14 and older)

Set in the gritty underworld of 1932 Sydney, over the course of 24 hours, "Razorhurst" is a historical fantasy embedded in an era when guns are outlawed and gangsters fight their gruesome battles with straight-edge razors. Blood flows freely in the streets of Surry Hills as the precarious peace betw...

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