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Lex Trent Versus the Gods by Alex Bell
  

Lex Trent Versus the Gods

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A new and highly original series starring the morally dubious Lex Trent. Studying law by day and active cat burglar by night Lex needs excitement and is now about to get a lot more than he wished for. This is quirky, exciting and thoroughly enjoyable fun and we are looking forward to seeing many more adventures from Lex Trent.

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Lex Trent Versus the Gods by Alex Bell

A quirky and original comic fantasy from talented Gollancz author Alex Bell Law student Lex Trent's world is inhabited by fearsome magicians, ageing crones and a menagerie of Gods and Goddesses. And while Lex is seemingly dedicated to his legal studies he's always enjoyed a challenge -- which is why he leads a double life as the notorious cat burglar 'The Shadowman' who has been (luckily) evading capture for years. But Lex's luck is about to run out because the Goddess of Fortune has selected him to be her player in the highly dangerous Games. Losing is not an option for Lex (particularly as it so often involves dying) but can he really win each of the perilous rounds? Given that the reward for doing so is money, fame and glory -- all things that Lex is quite keen on -- he's going to do whatever it takes to make sure he will...and he's certainly got good experience of cheating.

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This fantasy adventure featuring a roguish 'hero
should appeal to most fans of the genre.

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About the Author

Alex Bell

Alex Bell is a law student, and an exceptionally able novelist. She lives in Hampshire.

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Publication date

4th February 2010

Author

Alex Bell

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Author's Website

www.alex-bell.co.uk/

Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

NewGen - YA Fiction
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Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780755355181

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