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Wormwood by  G. P Taylor - First Printing.. - 2004 - from Meggies Books and Biblio.com

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Wormwood

by Taylor, G. P

Condition: New/New


New York ; London: Putnam, 2004. Book. Illus. by Ghost Design. New. Hardcover. First Printing... Brodart protected dust jacket. "In this unremittingly dark fantasy set in 18th-century London, Dr. Sabian Blake, a scientist/Cabalist, receives a strange gift-a book of arcane knowledge that foretells the approach of a cataclysmic comet. As Wormwood draws near, bedlam breaks out and humanity's sinister side comes forward-all conveyed in exquisitely detailed scenes of violence and mayhem. When Dr. Blake's 14-year-old servant, Agetta, steals the book, she is pursued by demons, angels, and gargoyles come to life. Warring factions of an occult group seem to be vying with each other for possession of the volume, but in truth, it's all a plot to sacrifice Agetta so that the fallen angel Lillith can live on in her body. The horrors that evil begets are made palpable, but goodness has little purpose in this book. When the angel Rafael says, "It is not for power that the universe was created, but for love," it leaves less of an impression than the eye-popping murders he carries out by spraying his victims with his explosive blood." 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches Size: 9.3 x 6.3 x 1.1 inches.
  • Bookseller: Meggies Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000071
  • Title: Wormwood
  • Author: Taylor, G. P
  • Illustrator: Ghost Design
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: New
  • Jacket condition: New
  • Edition: First Printing..
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0399242570
  • ISBN 13: 9780399242571
  • Publisher: Putnam
  • Place: New York ; London
  • Date published: 2004
  • Keywords: SUPERNATURAL -- FICTION, COMETS CABALA ASTRONOMY LONDON (ENGLAND) HISTORY 18TH CENTURY --, GREAT BRITAIN FICTION
  • Bookseller catalogs: Dark Fantasy;


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