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The Damned Busters

Author: Matthew Hughes
Publisher: London : Angry Robot ; New York : Distributed in the United States by Random House, 2011.
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"After accidentally summoning a demon while playing poker, the normally mild-mannered Chesney Anstruther refuses to sell his soul, which leads through various confusions to, well, Hell going on strike. Which means that nothing bad ever happens in the world, and that actually turns out to be a really bad thing"--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Hughes
ISBN: 9780857661036 0857661035
OCLC Number: 726885799
Description: 413 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Matthew Hughes.

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When mild-mannered actuary Chesney Artstruther accidentally summons a demon and refuses to sell his soul, Hell goes on strike - but with no demons to tempt mankind, the world slows down. No  Read more...

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-Praise for Matthew Hughes"If you're an admirer of the science fantasies of Jack Vance, it's hard not to feel affection for the Archonate stories of Matthew Hughes... Hughes has strengths of his own Read more...

 
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It started off well enough....

by wagner.c (WorldCat user published 2012-06-21) Poor Permalink

Ever start reading a novel and realize that you've just read the best idea the author is going to have in the entire book? And then notice that he/she is treating it as a throwaway? And that you're only a third of the way through?

Yeah, this book is one of those.

The disappointment of...
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