The Oversight: A mystery of witch-hunters, magicians and mirror-walkers - Oversight Trilogy (Paperback)Charlie Fletcher (author)
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Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 441 g
Dimensions: 130 x 199 x 36 mm
A highly entertaining fantasy that promises a trilogy worth sinking your teeth into * SciFiNow *
Fletcher's Victorian London is juicily vivid, and laced with macabre Dickensian wit. There's a real sense of grim danger, both natural and unnatural, hungrily awaiting the slightest mis-step -- Frances Hardinge, Costa Book of the Year winner
Told in a kind of compelling and hypnotic poesie that I just lapped up . . . I'll certainly be reading the next one -- Cory Doctorow * BoingBoing.net *
A richly atmospheric and intensely readable slice of Victoriana, with a splendidly eerie sense of the way the unearthly lies cheek-by-jowl with the mundane -- Adam Roberts
The Oversight is - and let's be clear here - something very special . . . It's oh so moreish a morsel. I'd read a prequel this evening, a sequel as soon as. -- Niall Alexander * Tor.com *
A remarkable combination of British folklore, brisk pacing and wide-ranging imagination * Kirkus Reviews *
Richly atmospheric (the evil lurks in the background of every paragraph), the book should be a big hit with supernatural-fantasy readers ... the second book can't come soon enough * Booklist (starred review) *
Utterly enthralling: Charles Dickens meets Susanna Clarke -- Lou Morgan
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