A Madness Of Angels (Paperback)
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A Madness Of Angels (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages
Published: 02/04/2009
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When a man is tired of London he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford - Samuel Johnson In fact, Dr Johnson was only half right. There is in London much more than life - there is power. It ebbs and flows with the rhythms of the city, makes runes from the alignments of ancient streets and hums with the rattle of trains and buses; it waxes and wanes with the patterns of the business day. It is a new kind of magic: urban magic. Enter a London where magicians ride the Last Train, implore favours of The Beggar King and interpret the insane wisdom of The Bag Lady. Enter a London where beings of power soar with the pigeons and scrabble with the rats, and seek insight in the half-whispered madness of the blue electric angels. Enter the London of Matthew Swift, where rival sorcerers, hidden in plain sight, do battle for the very soul of the city ...

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781841497334
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 32 mm


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'She writes with assurance and polish, and her grasp of modern mythology - the magic and the poetry inherent in contemporary life - is strong. A very promising start and great things likely to follow' - KIRKUS REVIEWS

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“A awesome start to a series.”

This was a great book! It was original, interesting, well paced, exciting and leaves you wanting more. The subject matter brings to mind writers such as Neil Gaiman but Griffin's voice is all her own. I've... More

“A Madness of Angels”

This is a fantastic story about urban magic and a side of London that can be experienced by those that can feel the magic.

Matthew Swift is a sorcerer who was murdered and has returned with some unexpected guests. We... More

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“Blue Electric Angels”

I have several books I reread if I get into a bit of a rut and find myself unable to read, A Madness of Angels is one of them.

Familiarity is one of the main reasons, but this is such a great example of urban fantasy... More

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