The Remnant - Oversight Trilogy (Paperback)Charlie Fletcher (author)
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'The Oversight is most dangerous when most reduced. There are many dead and gone who did not remember that.'
The Oversight of London has been sworn for millennia to prevent the natural and the supernatural worlds from preying on each other.
Now at its lowest ebb, with its headquarters destroyed and its last members scattered far and wide, this secret society will battle for survival and face the harshest foe it has ever met: itself.
'Exciting, exhilarating, scary and moving in equal measure, The Oversight is a teeming world of dark deeds and dark magics, brilliantly realised' - M. R. Carey on The Oversight
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 30 mm
A dark and glinting book . . . told in a kind of compelling and hypnotic poesie that I just lapped up . . . I'll certainly be reading the next one -- Cory Doctorow on The Oversight * BoingBoing.net *
A highly entertaining fantasy that promises a trilogy worth sinking your teeth into * SciFiNow on The Oversight *
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 on The Oversight
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 for The Oversight) *
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 on The Oversight
A remarkable combination of British folklore, brisk pacing and wide-ranging imagination * Kirkus Reviews on The Oversight *
Utterly enthralling: Charles Dickens meets Susanna Clarke -- Lou Morgan
The Paradox serves to provide us with fantastically dark characters, goodies and baddies, as well as some rather unexpected alliances * Time Out *
The Paradox is the real deal, darkly dusted Dickensian counter mythology at its very best. * SF Site *
An atmospheric, creepily delicious concoction of alleyways and dark magic, mirror worlds where danger dwells at every turn, and nuanced, complex characters, all with their own story. Those already familiar with this world will be delighted, and newcomers will eagerly lose themselves in this utterly imaginative fantasy -- Publishers Weekly
Confirms his position as one of the most ingenious and intelligent writers of fantasy . . . I can barely wait for the next volume * The Scotsman on The Paradox *