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The October Man: A Rivers of London Novella

The October Man: A Rivers of London Novella (Hardback)

By Aaronovitch, Ben

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A brand new stand-alone novella in the bestselling Rivers of London series! Strap in for a fantastic mystery - and an amazing new character - with Tobias Winter, P C Grant's German counterpart . . .

ISBN 9781473224315
Barcode 9781473224315
Published 11 June 2019 by Orion Publishing
Format Hardback
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Series The Legacy Trilogy
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ISBN-13 9781473224315
ISBN-10 1473224314
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Orion Publishing
Imprint Gollancz
Publication Date 11 June 2019
International Publication Date 13 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Aaronovitch, Ben
Series The Legacy Trilogy
Category Modern Fiction
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Fantasy Fiction
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 134mm
Height: 202mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Trier Germany - Fiction
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 976089

Description of this Book

A brand new stand-alone novella in the Rivers of London series! Tobias Winter has been assigned to the Abteilung KDA - the Department for Complex and Unspecific Matters. Despite the intriguing department name, as Winter explains, dealing with the strange and the supernatural is 'actually 90% paperwork'. But this is a story about the other 10% of the job: the life-threatening danger part. This is a tale about the Queen of the Harvest, the October Man, and the little-known time the vineyard around Trier started to eat people . . . Winter may be P. C. Peter Grant's German counterpart, but surviving this investigation is entirely down to him . . .

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review This series is brilliant! -- Teen Librarian Aaronovitch deftly balances urban fantasy with the police procedural. As for Grant, he's a wonderful blend of laconic copper and, methodically researching how magic works, full-on nerd. -- Crime Scene The Hanging Tree is definitely one of the best in the Grant/Aaronovitch pantheon. There again, so have most of the previous books in the series and the odds are the next one probably will be too. -- The Bookbag The Rivers of London series is an ever-evolving delight. * CRIME REVIEW * Peter Grant is back, and now in handy-to-read-on-the-train novella format. * STARBURST *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Before becoming a bestselling author, Ben Aaronovitch was a screenwriter for Doctor Who and a bookseller at Waterstones. He now writes full time, and every book in his Rivers of London series has been a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. He is published in 14 languages and has sold more than 2 million copies around the world. Aaronovitch is also a trustee on the board of Cityread London and is a long-time supporter of Nigeria's premiere arts and cultural festival, The Ake Festival. He still lives in London, the city he likes to refer to as 'the capital of the world'.

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