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It was after his friend Adam had died mysteriously that Ben started to hear strange noises in the night. The two noviciate priests had roomed side by side at their seminary in Rome, the cool, sardonic Adam becoming a mentor to the younger Ben. Did Adam jump from the parapet, Ben wonders, or was he pushed? Ben discerns that the nocturnal whiffling is accompanied by a frantic quest through Adam's computer. Meanwhile, he finds three discs taped underneath a shelf in Adam's cupboard, and gradually he is led into the terrifying labyrinth of his friend's legacy...Ben can hardly believe that Adam can have become so caught up in the arcane prophecies of the Antichrist - or Spoiler - but now Ben too is prompted into desperate clandestine action.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 183g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747565392
  • 9780747565390
  • 2,189,496

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'A sophisticated and stylish thriller that's surprisingly pacy and compelling' Independent on Sunday 'I can think of no contemporary teller of Gothic tales who betters her in the genre' Times Literary Supplement 'Prantera is one of those writers who seems to be able to bring an enviably light touch to almost anything ... Spoiler reaches beneath the civilised overlay of its old-fashioned setting to reveal obsession and madness lurking beneath' Irish Times 'Prantera is a writer whose prose is so delicate, so light to the touch, as it were, that it belies the weight of the substantial talent which produced it' The Timesshow more

About Amanda Prantera

Amanda Prantera is the author of many wonderful novels, the most recent being Capri File. She was born and brought up in East Anglia and has lived in Italy for many years.show more

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