The Jennifer Morgue

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Bob Howard, geekish demonology hacker extraordinaire for "The Laundry," must stop ruthless billionaire Ellis Billington from unleashing an eldritch horror, codenamed "Jennifer Morgue," from the ocean's depths for the purpose of ruling the world...
 

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User Review  - lavaturtle - LibraryThing

This is a fun subversion of James Bond tropes, set in the Laundry Files universe. I loved Ramona's character and the complexities of her and Bob's situation. The plot twist at the end was a big surprise. Read full review

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User Review  - jkdavies - LibraryThing

less compelling than The Atrocity Archives... fun but the James Bond themes just weren't working for me, and I didn't see the point of the last section with the intern... Read full review

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Contents

RANDOM RAMONA
GOING DOWN TO DUNWICH
TANGLED UP IN GRUE
YOURE IN THE JET SET
HIGH SOCIETY
CHARLIE VICTOR
NIGHTMARE BEACH
WHITE HATBLACK
POWER BREAKFAST
FIDDLER HITS THE ROOF
JENNIFER MORGUE
SCUTTLE TO COVER
REFLEX DECISION
Epilogue THREES COMPANY
PIMPF
Afterword THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPYING

SKIN DIVING
DEAD LUCKY
DESTINY ENTANGLED
GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS ACRONYMS AND ORGANIZATIONS
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About the author (2009)

Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England in 1964. He holds degrees in pharmacy and computer science, and has worked in a variety of jobs including pharmacist, technical author, software engineer, and freelance journalist. He is now a full-time writer.

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