The Bookman

The Bookman

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When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin, not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself...

Includes the novelette 'Murder in the Cathedral'. Discover, truthfully, what actually happened when
Orphan visited Paris.

File Under: Steampunk [ Alternate Victorian London | Reptilian royalty | Diabolical anarchists | Extraordinary adventure! ]
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 46mm | 362g
  • Angry Robot
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0857665960
  • 9780857665966

Review quote

"Pulls off the impossible." - Locus; "Skilful, clever and highly enjoyable." - SFX
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About Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar is the author of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize winning A Man Lies Dreaming, the World Fantasy Award winning Osama and of the critically-acclaimed The Violent Century. He has a British Fantasy Award for Best Novella for Gorel & The Pot-Bellied God. Lavie's first non-fiction novel Art and War: Poetry, Pulp and Politics in Israeli Fiction - co-authored with Shimon Adaf - was released through Repeater in March 2016.
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Rating details

1,750 ratings
3.31 out of 5 stars
5 15% (255)
4 29% (505)
3 36% (636)
2 14% (244)
1 6% (110)
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