False Value (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
416
Utgivningsdatum
2020-02-20
Förlag
Gollancz
Dimensioner
246 x 139 x 36 mm
Vikt
584 g
ISBN
9781473207851
False Value (inbunden)

False Value

The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

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The massively anticipated brand new Sunday Times bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON novel. Peter Grant is facing fatherhood, and an uncertain future, with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Leaving his old police life behind, he takes a job with Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's new London start up: the Serious Cybernetics Corporation. Drawn into the orbit of Old Street's famous 'silicon roundabout', Peter must learn how to blend in with people who are both civilians and geekier than he is. Compared to his last job, Peter thinks it should be a doddle. But magic is not finished with the Met's first trainee wizard in fifty years... Because a secret is hiding somewhere in the building. A technology that stretches back to Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, and forward to the future of artificial intelligence. A secret that is just as magical as it technological - and twice as dangerous. Praise for the Rivers of London novels: 'Ben Aaronovitch has created a wonderful world full of mystery, magic and fantastic characters. I love being there more than the real London' NICK FROST 'As brilliant and funny as ever' THE SUN 'Charming, witty, exciting' THE INDEPENDENT 'An incredibly fast-moving magical joyride for grown-ups' THE TIMES Discover why this incredible series has sold over two million copies around the world. If you're a fan of Terry Pratchett or Douglas Adams - don't panic - you will love Ben Aaronovitch's imaginative, irreverent and all-round incredible novels.
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Ben Aaronovitch takes the reader on an unforgettable ride into the fantastic. * Starburst * This series is brilliant! -- Teen Librarian Aaronovitch serves up the perfect blend of police procedural and urban fantasy. * Morning Star * Ever-entertaining * Locus * 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 * [Ben Aaronovitch's] masterfully crafted world of magic, ghosts and gruesome crimes gives the late, great Terry Prachett a run for his money * The Sun * I've been a fan of the series for years, so I went in expecting quite a lot from False Value - and it absolutely stepped up and delivered * SF and Fantasy Reviews * Peter Grant is back, and now in handy-to-read-on-the-train novella format. * STARBURST *

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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'.