The Portable Door

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Orbit, Feb 1, 2004 - Fiction - 404 pages
8 Reviews

Starting a new job is always stressful (especially when you don't particularly want one), but when Paul Carpenter arrives at the office of J. W. Wells he has no idea what trouble lies in store. Because he is about to discover that the apparently respectable establishment now paying his salary is in fact a front for a deeply sinister organisation that has a mighty peculiar agenda. It seems that half the time his bosses are away with the fairies. But they're not, of course.

They're away with the goblins.

Mister Tom Holt, Master of the Comic Fantasy Novel, cordially invites you to join him in his world of madness by reading his next hilarious masterpiece.

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Review: The Portable Door (JW Wells & Co. #1)

User Review  - Splash Man - Goodreads

Well it kept me interested enough to read it to the end. Faint praise you say, well the way it turned moved it to a genre I wouldn't choose naturally but I think the hapless Paul struck a chord. Read full review

Review: The Portable Door (JW Wells & Co. #1)

User Review  - Rohan Vangal - Goodreads

The Portable Door is an awful waste of precious reading time. What one would expect to bee a quirky office + fantasy tale turned out to be a bad excuse for a story held together purely by the infinite pop culture references that were the books only strong point. A complete disappointment. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Tom Holt is the author of such comic fantasy classics as: Expecting Someone Taller, Who's Afraid of Beowulf?, Flying Dutch, Ye Gods!, Overtime, Here Comes the Sun, Grailblazers, Faust Among Equals, Odds and Gods, Djinn Rummy, My Hero, Paint Your Dragon and Open Sesame

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