A Madness Of Angels

A Madness Of Angels

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 02/04/2009
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A Madness Of Angels
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 Ne... READ MORE
Penelope Bullock at Lancaster
A Madness Of Angels
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... READ MORE
Sharon at Maidstone
A Madness Of Angels
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 m... READ MORE
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Synopsis

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: 360g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 32 mm

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