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Welcome To Hell. When an unidentified, brutalised body is discovered, the case is assigned to Thomas Fool. But how do you investigate a murder where death is commonplace and everyone is guilty of something?

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Synopsis

The Devil's Detective by Simon Kurt Unsworth

Solving crimes was the purpose of the Information Men, yet they almost never achieved it, and even when they did, the facts they scraped free were lost, buried again in the labyrinthine mess of the Bureaucracy.


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Reviews

'With the character of Fool, Simon Kurt Unsworth has crafted a hero among the damned. Original, tense, and full of twists, this is one hell of a great read' -- Hugh Howey Sunday Times Bestselling author of Wool

'Expect gruesome descriptions of horrible other-worldly violence - and subtly life-affirming sentiments in a quirky Lovecraftian tale' The Sun

'An entertaining Dantean spin on the police procedural... Appropriately awash with gore and bodily fluids, The Devil's Detective is damned good.' The Financial Times

'Dark and luminous, compelling and insidious, DEVIL'S DETECTIVE is a novel that transcends genre' -- Michael Marshall Smith

'inventive and intriguing - Unsworth turns a journey through Hell into a heavenly read' -- Alison Littlewood author of Richard and Judy pick A Cold Season

About the Author

Simon Unsworth was born in Manchester and has achieved great success in the art of short story writing, having been published widely and nominated for both the World Fantasy Award and Edge Hill Short Story Collection prize.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th February 2016

Author

Simon Kurt Unsworth

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Publisher

Del Rey an imprint of Ebury Publishing

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Horror
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780091956523

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