The Dolocher

von Caroline Barry 
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Victorian London had Jack the Ripper. Georgian Dublin had the Dolocher… The Dolocher is stalking the alleyways of Dublin. Half man, half pig, this terrifying creature has unleashed panic on the streets. Can it really be the evil spirit of a murderer who has cheated the hangman's noose by taking his own life in his prison cell, depriving the mob of their rightful revenge? Or is there some other strange supernatural explanation? This terror has come at the perfect time for down-at-heel writer Solomon Fish. With his new broadsheet reporting ever more gruesome stories of the mysterious Dolocher, sales are growing daily and fuelling the city's fear. But when the Dolocher starts killing and Solomon himself is set upon, he realises that there's more to the story than he could ever have imagined. With the help of his fearless landlady, ship's surgeon-turned-apothecary Merriment O'Grady, Solomon goes after the Dolocher. Torn between reason and superstition, they must hold their nerve as everyone around them loses theirs. But are they hunting the Dolocher or is the Dolocher hunting them? PRAISE FOR THE DOLOCHER "It's perfectly suspenseful, grisly in all the right places, and has characters with personalities that leap from the page. It's a seriously epic read, in every magnificent sense." LITTLE BOOKNESS LANE "This book had me hooked from page 1 and I loved every heart stopping second of it." DRINKING BOOKS "It's a wonderful, colourful tale that I think all will adore. It's almost like a fairy tale – but this is definitely one for grown-ups!" CRIMEWORM "This is a fabulous historical tale of crime along with fantasy and I loved it!" BOONS BOOKCASE "This must be one of the dirtiest books in terms of setting I've read in a long while. I even sniffed the book after reading to see if the pages were imbued with some sort of potion from Merriment's shop to make it even more authentic than it was." THE BOOKTRAILER "A great historical mystery... reason battles with superstition and fear, till it boils over." BOOK MOOD REVIEWS "A beautifully written work of historical fiction with some truly wonderful characters" THE WELSH LIBRARIAN

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ISBN:9781785300301
Sprache:Englisch
Ausgabe:E-Buch Text
Umfang:256 Seiten
Verlag:Black & White Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum:18.02.2016

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