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Author: Daniel O'Malley; Howard Andrew Jones; Terence Blacker
Publisher: New York : Head of Zeus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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Supernatural agents, Djinn, rats: here are three great new fantasy novels at a great price. THE ROOK: 'The body you are wearing used to be mine.' So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. An astonishing fantasy debut about the secret organization keeping Britain safe from supernatural threat. THE DESERT OF SOULS: Amid the trackless  Read more...
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O'Malley, Daniel.
3 Great Fantasy Novels : The Rook, The Desert of Souls, The Twying.
New York : Head of Zeus, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel O'Malley; Howard Andrew Jones; Terence Blacker
ISBN: 9781781855430 1781855439
OCLC Number: 852756384
Notes: 68 I earn five shillings for my work in Fisher's Field ...
Description: 1 online resource (1832 pages)
Contents: Cover; Welcome Page; 1. The Twyning; Cover; Welcome Page; Dedication; I; 1 There was a smell of hope in the Great Hollow that night ... ; 2 River, path, doctor, moon ... ; 3 Gazing down at the hollow ... ; 4 The doctor stops, cocks his head ... ; 5 Pain shone white ... ; 6 The scream from the earth ... ; 7 Sadness comes with the end of a reign ... ; 8 I was not born with the name Dogboy ... ; 9 It had been a mistake ... ; 10 'Just live twenty more hours, my old friend ... ; 11 The pulse was my welcome ... ; 12 I walk, talking, through the empty streets ... ; 13 I followed the heartbeat until the sun ... 14 'We are about to change the world, Mr Smith ... 15 From the shadow of a giant tree, we gazed ... ; 16 I sit to the side of the stage ... ; 17 I was climbing, making my way upwards ... ; 18 The doctor seems disappointed ... ; 19 When I saw the flash of metal, heard the dying cry ... ; 20 Someone swears loudly and stands up ... ; 21 In the park, the noise of the enemy ... ; 22 There are days when I wonder ... ; 23 Above us, we heard the thunder of ... ; 24 Seeing a rat-catcher on the streets brings bad luck ... ; 25 I think of Malaika ... ; 26 Molly leaves us at the corner of the bar ... ; 27 Now there was just the sound of screams ... 28 Jem Dashwood has a look of grim concern ... 29 Weak with hunger and fear ... ; 30 There are no ordinary pit days ... ; 31 The human body has a strong and truly disgusting smell ... ; 32 While Kentish Lad is doing his bloody work in the pit ... ; 33 There had been a time when citizens would be silent ... ; 34 Beside the lane which leads to the tip, there lies a blood-soaked sack ... ; 35 It was soon after sunrise, when rats are going to sleep ... ; 36 It is time to tell you the story of Caz ... ; 37 The time a taster is most likely to die ... ; 38 Every day I spend working for the doctor brings a surprise ... 39 I had never heard of the Justice Room ... 40 The trousers and coat the doctor has given me ... ; 41 I have never been more alone ... ; 42 I walk the dark streets of the town, ahead of the doctor ... ; 43 I stood, ready for death on the Rock of State ... ; 44 The doctor is happier than I have ever seen him ... ; 45 Let me tell you something about rats ... ; 46 The townspeople stare at us ... ; 47 The fire within me had spread ... ; 48 There is a feast in the tip ... ; 49 Shuffling, weary and sore, along a ditch ... ; 50 'There's something there, ' Caz whispers ... ; 51 Help ... ; 52 Caz is deathly white ... ; 53 We're together ... ; II. 54 Somehow the beast called Efren ... 55 For me, for any rat, there is no life without ... ; 56 My betrayal of Bill Grubstaff ... ; 57 There are no good humans ... ; 58 At first, Bill Grubstaff and the doctor are like two dogs ... ; 59 Rats do not dream as humans do ... ; 60 How will I ever find a girl that's lost ... ; 61 The mountain felt empty ... ; 62 I hear the dogs before I see them ... ; 63 The smell of danger had reached me across the field ... ; 64 There has never been a hunt like ... ; 65 It was a terrible battle and was over ... ; 66 We decide not to cut the tails ... ; 67 The battlefield was silent ...
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'Pick up The Rook. Hands down, I have not enjoyed a good supernatural novel this much for some time' Wired. 'Jones is a resurrector of classic sword-and-sorcery. Rich and brisk at the same time, just Read more...

 
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