A chance meeting with an ostensible old flame he can’t remember sends a middle-aged computer programmer into a tailspin.
Vertigo meets sex, lies, and videotape.
Despite its brevity, Walter Mosley’s latest, Diablerie focuses on big issues — identity, race, class, love, sex, guilt, alcoholism — with a composed, terrifying clarity. The discomforting subtext: Anyone’s well-ordered reality can come crashing apart, anytime, anyplace. A-