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Pan Macmillan UK, Jul 1, 2007 - Fiction - 300 pages
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Remember the faery stories you were told as a child? What if, when you became an adult, you discovered they were all based on fact?

That's what happened to Thom Kindred. The wonders were revealed to him. But so were the horrors, for not far behind the Good, there always lurks the Bad. And the Bad had designs on Thom. The Bad would show him real evil.

He would see the hellhagges and the demons. He would be touched by perverted passion. And corruption. And he would encounter his own worst nightmare.

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User Review  - Dissidence - LibraryThing

I do enjoy James Herbert's books but this one does fall a bit flat in retrospect. James Herbert creates likeable characters and intriguing suspense with relaistic and believable fantasy. I do, however ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mephestophelesx - LibraryThing

Tried to finish this, but I couldn't get through. Needlessly explicit sex scenes killed the action for me and whilst I understand they may have been necessary, the excess detail however was not. The book felt more like soft core porn and I wasn't really looking for that type of story. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

James Herbert is one of our greatest popular novelists, whose books are sold in thirty-five other languages, including Russian and Chinese. Widely imitated and hugely influential, his twenty novels have sold more than fifty million copies worldwide.

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