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The Devil in Amber (Lucifer Box 2) - Mark Gatiss

The Devil in Amber (Lucifer Box 2) - Mark Gatiss

Title: The Devil in Amber

Author:  Mark Gatiss

ISBN:  9780743257091

Weight:  709g

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The Devil in Amber by Mark Gatiss

Lucifer Box – the gorgeous butterfly of King Bertie’s reign, portraitist, dandy and terribly good secret agent – is feeling his age.  Assigned to observe the activities of fascist leader Olympus Mons and his fanatical Amber Shirts in a snow-bound 1920s New York, Box finds himself framed for a vicious murder.

Using all his native cunning, Box escapes aboard a vessel bound for England armed only with a Broadway midget’s suitcase and a string of unanswered questions.  What lies hidden in the bleak Norfolk convent of St Bede?  What is ‘the lamb’ that Olympus Mons searches for in his bid for world domination?  And what has all this to do with a medieval prayer intended to summon the Devil himself?

From the glittering sophistication of Art Deco Manhattan to the eerie Norfolk coast and the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland, The Devil in Amber takes us on a thrilling ride that pits Lucifer Box against the most lethal adversary of his career: the Prince of Darkness himself.

Peer & Press Reviews

Darkly erudite and fiendishly unputdownable – Lucifer Box is the most likable scoundrel since Flashman.

Jasper Fforde, author of the Thursday Next series

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title: The Devil in Amber
Book Features
Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Series: Lucifer Box – book 2
Jacket feature: Please note: the jacket is designed and printed to look like it has age-related wear!
Overall condition:

Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)

Printed on unbleached paper, all pages show the slight yellowing that’s normal in a book of this age.

Signed: On the half title page
Lined: He was an American so it seemed only fair to shoot him!
Book Stats
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
Printed by: CPI Bath
ISBN 13: 9780743257091
ISBN 10: 074325709X
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 248
Size (h x w x d): 241 x 162 x 28mm
Design Credits
Author photograph: Fatimah Namdar
Jacket design: S&S Art Dept
Jacket illus. concept: Ian Bass
Jacket illustration: Paul Catherall

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