The Crooked Letter

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HarperCollins Publishers Australia, 2004 - Crime fiction - 627 pages
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A major new series from the Australia's favourite multiple award-winning SF author.Hadrian's mirror twin, Seth, is dead, stabbed in front of Hadrian by a man with no fingernails. The woman he and his brother both loved has seemingly disappeared, and as Hadrian searches for her the cityscape becomes more nightmarish by the second. Figures from legend swirl around him to help and hinder as he tries to ascertain the truth about her fate. These figures give dark hints of secret histories and sleeping gods stirring - but Hadrian cannot make sense of anything. Was everything he ever knew about the world a lie? Caught between a world of ancient, forgotten magic and an uncertain future, Hadrian must learn to trust in the only person he has left: himself.

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User Review  - johncstark - LibraryThing

Interesting read. It takes a while to understand this new world and the various characters. If you like the challange of understanding different realms with diverse and very different rules then this is the book for you. Read full review

The Crooked Letter (Books of the Cataclysm)

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Mirror twins Hadrian and Seth travel to Europe hoping to find adventure and entertainment, but Seth's murder changes not only Hadrian's life but the fate of the world as well, launching a countdown to ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Sean Williams was born in Whyalla, Australia in 1967. He studied at Adelaide University receiving a Bachelor of Economics. Sean completed a Masters in Creative Writing in 2005 and is currently a PhD candidate. Sean is a prolific writer. His books include the Books of the Catalcysm and (with Shane Dix) Evergence, Orphans and Geodesica series. Sean is a multiple recipient of both the Ditmar and Aurealis Awards. He won the 2015 Aurealis Awards Best Science Fiction Short Story. His novelisation of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was the first novelisation of a computer game to debut at #1 on the "New York Times" bestseller list.

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