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Ballantine Books, Jan 9, 1991 - Fiction - 340 pages
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A London advertising executive, wrongly implicated in a series of macabre killings, uncovers a sadistic marketing ploy, used by a powerful corporation, that combines modern technology with ancient black magic

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Fun read of two uncommon detectives. Having read Christopher Fowler for the first time, I'm looking forward to his other books, especially those of the Bryant and May series. Read full review

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Bizarre deaths are occurring in London. A pair of elderly, eccentric police detectives supect ad-man Harry Buckingham, the estranged son of one of the victims. To prove his innocence, Harry ... Read full review



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Christopher Fowler is the author of ten novels, as well as numerous screenplays and collections of short stories. In 1998 he won the BFS Best Short Story of the Year and three of his novels - Roofworld, Psychoville and Disturbia - are now in production. One short story, The Master Builder, became a CBS movie starring Tippi Hedren. Another, Left Hand Drive, won Best British Short Film in 1993. Christopher Fowler runs The Creative Partnership, a film promotion company in Soho, London.

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