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    DescriptionA missing mobster. A bizarre spiritualist society. And three deaths, linked by a chilling forensic detail. Working as an enforcer in London's criminal underworld brought Dan Shaper to the edge of a breakdown. Now he's a private investigator, kept perilously afloat by a growing cocktail of drugs. He needs to straighten-up and rebuild his life, but instead gets the attention of his old gangland masters and a job-offer from Mr George Glass. The elderly eccentric claims to be a New Age Messiah, but now needs a saviour of his own. He's been marked for murder. Adrift amidst liars and thugs, Shaper must push his capsizing mind to its limits: stalked not only by a unique and terrifying killer, but by the ghosts of his own brutal past.


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    Title
    A Serpent Uncoiled
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Spurrier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780755335930
    ISBN 10: 0755335937
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: FJ
    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FH
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading: ,
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    Libri: I-FM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    DC22: 823/.92
    B&T Approval Code: P25203000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: P25205000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 31
    BISAC V2.8: FIC031000, FIC024000, FIC019000, FIC022010
    DC23: 823.92
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.2.0.0.0
    LC classification: PR6119.P87 S47 2012
    Thema V1.0: FJ, FBA, FH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Headline Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Headline Book Publishing
    Publication date
    01 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Simon Spurrier was born in 1981 and lives in North London. A graduate from S.I.A.D's Film and Television degree course, he's received screenwriting bursaries at both the National Academy of Writing and the Met Film School, and has worked with the BBC as an Art Director. He has since become an award-winning graphic novelist - writing for Marvel, D.C. and 2000AD - and has written several licensed prose novels. His first crime book, Contract, was published in 2007. He lives in North London. Visit www.simonspurrier.blogspot.com or follow on Twitter @sispurrier.
    Review quote
    'Off-the-wall ... Gargantuan literary flourishes makes Spurrier's style dirtier, rougher and infinitely more fascinating' The Truth About Books