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Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth

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Zusatztext Praise for Simon R. Green's Novels of the Nightside: A macabre and thoroughly entertaining world. Jim Butcher! author of the Dresden Files Fast paced and amusing! as well as packed with inventive details. The Denver Post Fast! fun! adventurous detection in a setting in which nearly anything's possible. Booklist Sam Spade meets Sirius Blackinventively gruesome. Entertainment Weekly SuperlativeAn intricate and action-filled plot that seamlessly blends crime and the supernatural. Publishers Weekly Readers who prefer their gore with huge melodramatic flourishes and a side of slyly amusing repartee will find Joh Taylor at least the equal of Jim Butcher's Chicago wizard PI Harry Dresden. Kirkus Reviews Cross The X-Files with The Twilight Zone ! add a pinch of The Outer Limits and a dash of Eerie! Indiana ! and one might have a glimmer of an idea what the Nightside is like. BookBrowser Totally enjoyabletake a vacation into the Nightsidejust try not to get lost in it. Crimespree A captivating tale starring a heroic and endearing character whose thoughts when he is in danger are hilarious. Midwest Book Review Taylor is the Sam Spade for the twenty-first century! willing to stare down an angel! a demon! or a god. [The] Nightside has the meanest of the mean streets! and John Taylor is right at home there. Fantasy Literature Informationen zum Autor Simon R. Green is a New York Times bestselling author whose works include the Secret Histories Novels, the Novels of the Nightside, the Ghost Finders series, Drinking Midnight Wine, Beyond the Blue Moon, Blue Moon Rising, The Adventures of Hawk & Fisher , and the Deathstalker series. He lives in England. Klappentext My name is John Taylor. I'm a PI for hire in the Nightside, the dark and corrupt city within the city of London. Where the sun never shines and where pleasure and horror are always on sale-for the right price. Not a nice place to visit or a nice place to live. So you wouldn't think I would care that it was about to be destroyed, by none other than my very own long-missing, not-quite-human mom. But I do. I was born here, I live here, and I got friends here. They might not all be acceptable in polite company, but they're my friends, nonetheless. I know that I'm the only one who can stop her. The trick is, how to do it without fulfilling this prophecy that says whatever action I take, not only is the Nightside doomed, but the rest of the world will soon follow Zusammenfassung My name is John Taylor. I'm a PI for hire in the Nightside! the dark and corrupt city within the city of London. Where the sun never shines and where pleasure and horror are always on salefor the right price. Not a nice place to visit or a nice place to live. So you wouldn't think I would care that it was about to be destroyed! by none other than my very own long-missing! not-quite-human mom. But I do. I was born here! I live here! and I got friends here. They might not all be acceptable in polite company! but they're my friends! nonetheless. I know that I'm the only one who can stop her. The trick is! how to do it without fulfilling this prophecy that says whatever action I take! not only is the Nightside doomed! but the rest of the world will soon follow ...

Praise for Simon R. Green’s Novels of the Nightside:

“A macabre and thoroughly entertaining world.” – Jim Butcher, author of the Dresden Files

“Fast paced and amusing, as well as packed with inventive details.”—The Denver Post

“Fast, fun, adventurous detection in a setting in which nearly anything’s possible.” – Booklist

“Sam Spade meets Sirius Black…inventively gruesome.” – Entertainment Weekly

“Superlative…An intricate and action-filled plot that seamlessly blends crime and the
supernatural.” – Publishers Weekly

“Readers who prefer their gore with huge melodramatic flourishes and a side of slyly amusing repartee will find Joh Taylor at least the equal of Jim Butcher’s Chicago wizard PI Harry Dresden.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Cross The X-Files with The Twilight Zone, add a pinch of The Outer Limits and a dash of Eerie, Indiana, and one might have a glimmer of an idea what the Nightside is like.” – BookBrowser

Totally enjoyable…take a vacation into the Nightside…just try not to get lost in it.” – Crimespree

“A captivating tale starring a heroic and endearing character whose thoughts when he is in danger are hilarious.” – Midwest Book Review

 “Taylor is the Sam Spade for the twenty-first century, willing to stare down an angel, a demon, or a god. [The] Nightside has the meanest of the mean streets, and John Taylor is right at home there.” – Fantasy Literature

Auteur
Simon R. Green is a New York Times bestselling author whose works include the Secret Histories Novels, the Novels of the Nightside, the Ghost Finders series,  Drinking Midnight Wine, Beyond the Blue Moon, Blue Moon Rising, The Adventures of Hawk & Fisher, and the Deathstalker series. He lives in England.

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My name is John Taylor. I'm a PI for hire in the Nightside, the dark and corrupt city within the city of London. Where the sun never shines and where pleasure and horror are always on sale-for the right price.

Not a nice place to visit or a nice place to live. So you wouldn't think I would care that it was about to be destroyed, by none other than my very own long-missing, not-quite-human mom.

But I do. I was born here, I live here, and I got friends here. They might not all be acceptable in polite company, but they're my friends, nonetheless.

I know that I'm the only one who can stop her. The trick is, how to do it without fulfilling this prophecy that says whatever action I take, not only is the Nightside doomed, but the rest of the world will soon follow…



Résumé
My name is John Taylor. I’m a PI for hire in the Nightside, the dark and corrupt city within the city of London. Where the sun never shines and where pleasure and horror are always on sale—for the right price.

Not a nice place to visit or a nice place to live. So you wouldn’t think I would care that it was about to be destroyed, by none other than my very own long-missing, not-quite-human mom.

But I do. I was born here, I live here, and I got friends here. They might not all be acceptable in polite company, but they’re my friends, nonetheless.

I know that I’m the only one who can stop her. The trick is, how to do it without fulfilling this prophecy that says whatever action I take, not only is the Nightside doomed, but the rest of the world will soon follow…

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth
Sous-titre: A Novel of the Nightside
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Code EAN: 9780441013876
ISBN: 978-0-441-01387-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Science-fiction & fantasy
nombre de pages: 256
Parution: 28.02.2006
Année: 2006