Publication Date: September 2012
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Constable Peter Grant is thrown into a world in which gods and goddesses mingle with mortals and a long-dead evil threatens to make a comeback, in this imaginative novel by Ben Aaronovitch.
Ben Aaronovitch is a London-born writer who has worked on television series including Doctor Who, Casualty, Jupiter Moon, and Dark Knight. He is the author of the Doctor Who novel Remembrance of the Daleks, Genius Loci, Midnight Riot, Moon Over Soho, and Whispers Under Ground. Kobna Holdbrook-Smith is a Ghanaian-born, British actor who has appeared on stage, screen, and television, including Sorry, I've Got No Head, Little Britain, and Sirens. A graduate of the Guildford School of Acting, he won a Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. His audiobook narrations include Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds and The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna.
"It's very funny, it's very clever, it's very nicely written. . . . It's such a treat . . . so much fun." ---Nancy Pearl, KUOW