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Brennan, Thomas 1965-

Works: 1 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 225 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Steampunk fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6102.R465, 823.92
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Most widely held works by Thomas Brennan
Doktor Glass by Thomas Brennan( Book )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an age of zeppelins and gyroplanes, atomics and horseless carriages, the Transatlantic Span is the industrial marvel of the nineteenth century. A monumental feat of engineering, the steel suspension bridge stretches across the Atlantic from Liverpool to the distant harbor of New York City, supported by no less than seven hundred towers. But in the shadows of its massive struts, on the docks of the River Mersey, lies a faceless corpse ... Inspector Matthew Langton is still seized with grief when he thinks of Sarah, his late wife. Tortured by nightmares and afflicted by breathless attacks of despair and terror, he forces himself to focus on the investigation of the faceless man. The victim wears the uniform of the Transatlantic Span Company but bears the tattoos of the Boers--could there be a Boer conspiracy to assassinate Queen Victoria on the upcoming inauguration day of the Span? But the truth, as it begins to emerge, is far more bizarre than a political coup. As additional victims turn up--all with strange twin burn marks on their necks--Langton draws a connection between the dead man beneath the bridge and chilling rumors of the Jar Boys, soul snatchers who come under cover of night. Most frightening of all is the mythic and elusive Doktor Glass, who not only may be behind the illicit trade in souls ... but may hold the key to what happened to the inspector's own beloved wife on her deathbed.."--
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.28 for Doktor Gla ... to 0.28 for Doktor Gla ...)