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- DescriptionFelix Castor is a freelance exorcist, and London is his stamping ground. At a time when the supernatural world is in upheaval and spilling over into the mundane reality of the living, his skills have never been more in demand. A good exorcist can charge what he likes - and enjoy a hell of a life-style - but there's a risk: sooner or later he's going to take on a spirit that's too strong for him. After a year spent in 'retirement' Castor is reluctantly drawn back to the life he rejected and accepts a seemingly simple exorcism case - just to pay the bills, you understand. Trouble is, the more he discovers about the ghost haunting the archive, the more things don't add up. What should have been a perfectly straightforward exorcism is rapidly turning into the Who Can Kill Castor First Show, with demons, were-beings and ghosts all keen to claim the big prize. But that's OK; Castor kws how to deal with the dead. It's the living who piss him off ...
- Author BiographyMike Carey is an established British writer of prose fiction and comic books. He has written for both DC and Marvel, including runs on X-Men and Fantastic Four, Marvel's flagship superhero titles. His creator-owned books regularly appear in the New York Times graphic fiction bestseller list. He also has one Hollywood movie screenplay to his credit. Under the pen name M. R. Carey he has recently released the THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS, a thriller which has received huge critical acclaim and has quickly become a word-of-mouth bestseller.
- PrizesShortlisted for Goss First Novel Award 2006.
- Author(s)Mike Carey
- PublisherLittle, Brown Book Group
- Date of Publication06/04/2006
- SubjectHorror & Ghost Stories
- Series TitleA Felix Castor Novel
- Series Part/Volume NumberVol. 1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight300 g
- Width180 mm
- Height157 mm
- Spine32 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
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