Prophet (inbunden)
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Jonathan Cape Ltd
240 x 162 x 42 mm
723 g


'Fabulous...a page-turner' Neil Gaiman

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YOUR HAPPIEST MEMORY IS THEIR DEADLIEST WEAPON. Fabulous... Present-day science fiction that feels like the best sort of spy novel NEIL GAIMAN, author of Coraline This is Prophet. It knows when you were happiest. It gives life to your fondest memories and uses them to destroy you... An all-American diner appears overnight in a remote British field. And the deaths quickly follow. A weapon like no other - Prophet - is targeting innocent people. But nobody knows who created it, or why. Sunil Rao seems a surprising choice of investigator. Chaotic and unpredictable, the former agent is the antithesis of his partner Lieutenant Colonel Adam Rubenstein, the model of a military man. But Sunil has the unique ability to distinguish truth from lies in objects, words and people, in the past and in real time. And Adam is the only one who truly knows him, after a troubled past together. Now, as they battle this strange new reality, they are drawn closer than ever to defend what they both hold most dear. Prophet can weaponise the past. But only love will protect the future. Prophet is a blast SUNDAY TIMES A thrilling dystopian novel TIME ***A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR***
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Fabulous Its present-day science fiction that feels like the best sort of spy novel with real people you can care about. And its a page-turner -- NEIL GAIMAN, author of Coraline Prophet is a blast * Sunday Times * A thrilling dystopian novel * TIME * Bold, brilliant. Prophet is hypnotically enthralling, frightening, fearless, funny and full of heart. I loved it -- CHRIS WHITAKER, author of We Begin at the End You are in for a treat If you like shows such as Twin Peaks, Stranger Things and Lost you will no doubt like this * Scotsman * A queer sci-fi and espionage thriller that asks what would happen if our happiest memories could be weaponised against us... -- Top 30 Game-Changing LGBTQ+ Novels of the Last 30 Years * Attitude * Skilfully constructed, its authors deploying the grammar of science fiction with ease and achieving moments of grim humour as well as horror * Times Literary Supplement * Prophet promises to bring back everything you lost and now yearn for... Proper science fiction - self-aware, funny, ruthlessly propulsive, full of invention... I loved it -- M. John Harrison, author of The Sunken Land Begins to Rise Again A fast-paced techno thriller... High-octane... The novel is immense fun, a work of exceptional storytelling skill and stylistic panache * Guardian * A madcap sci-fi romp, which combines a bananas plot with some very touching writing on grief, nostalgia and love * New Statesman, *Books of the Year* *

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Helen Macdonald (Author) Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, naturalist and historian of science. Their books include H is for Hawk, which won many prizes including the Costa Book of the Year and the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, and the Sunday Times bestselling Vesper Flights. They live in Suffolk with their two parrots. Sin Blach (Author) Sin Blach is an author and musician. They have been writing horror and sci-fi stories all their life. Prophet is their first novel. Born in California, they live in the Northwest of Ireland and can be found obsessing over obscure folk instruments, being an ambivalent saviour to feral cats, and playing too many video games.