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False Value

The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller

Ben Aaronovitch

(author)

Hardback
A brand-new novel in the bestselling Rivers of London series!
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The Guardian

False Value: The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller A01 By (author) N Ben Aaronovitch 220 144 40 522 BB Hardback 416 Gollancz Orion Publishing Co London United Kingdom FF Crime & mystery FM Fantasy FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) 1.3 FFP FBA FMX Crime & mystery: police procedural Modern & contemporary fiction Urban fantasy A brand-new novel in the bestselling Rivers of London series! The massively anticipated brand new Sunday Times bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON novel. Peter Grant is facing fatherhood, and an uncertain future, with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Leaving his old police life behind, he takes a job with Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's new London start up: the Serious Cybernetics Corporation. Drawn into the orbit of Old Street's famous 'silicon roundabout', Peter must learn how to blend in with people who are both civilians and geekier than he is. Compared to his last job, Peter thinks it should be a doddle. But magic is not finished with the Met's first trainee wizard in fifty years... Because a secret is hiding somewhere in the building. A technology that stretches back to Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, and forward to the future of artificial intelligence. A secret that is just as magical as it technological - and twice as dangerous. Praise for the Rivers of London novels: 'Ben Aaronovitch has created a wonderful world full of mystery, magic and fantastic characters. I love being there more than the real London' NICK FROST 'As brilliant and funny as ever' THE SUN 'Charming, witty, exciting' THE INDEPENDENT 'An incredibly fast-moving magical joyride for grown-ups' THE TIMES Discover why this incredible series has sold over two million copies around the world. If you're a fan of Terry Pratchett or Douglas Adams - don't panic - you will love Ben Aaronovitch's imaginative, irreverent and all-round incredible novels. Ben Aaronovitch takes the reader on an unforgettable ride into the fantastic. * Starburst * This series is brilliant! -- Teen Librarian Aaronovitch serves up the perfect blend of police procedural and urban fantasy. * Morning Star * Ever-entertaining * Locus * Aaronovitch deftly balances urban fantasy with the police procedural. As for Grant, he's a wonderful blend of laconic copper and, methodically researching how magic works, full-on nerd. -- Crime Scene The Hanging Tree is definitely one of the best in the Grant/Aaronovitch pantheon. There again, so have most of the previous books in the series and the odds are the next one probably will be too. -- The Bookbag The Rivers of London series is an ever-evolving delight. * CRIME REVIEW * [Ben Aaronovitch's] masterfully crafted world of magic, ghosts and gruesome crimes gives the late, great Terry Pratchett a run for his money * The Sun * I've been a fan of the series for years, so I went in expecting quite a lot from False Value - and it absolutely stepped up and delivered * SF and Fantasy Reviews * Peter Grant is back, and now in handy-to-read-on-the-train novella format. * STARBURST * Before becoming a bestselling author, Ben Aaronovitch was a screenwriter for Doctor Who and a bookseller at Waterstones. He now writes full time, and every book in his Rivers of London series has been a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. He is published in 14 languages and has sold more than 2 million copies around the world. Aaronovitch is also a trustee on the board of Cityread London and is a long-time supporter of Nigeria's premiere arts and cultural festival, The Ake Festival. He still lives in London, the city he likes to refer to as 'the capital of the world'. 20022020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 18.99 0.00 18.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 12 BERT GARD Y

The massively anticipated brand new Sunday Times bestselling RIVERS OF LONDON novel.

Peter Grant is facing fatherhood, and an uncertain future, with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm.

Leaving his old police life behind, he takes a job with Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's new London start up: the Serious Cybernetics Corporation.

Drawn into the orbit of Old Street's famous 'silicon roundabout', Peter must learn how to blend in with people who are both civilians and geekier than he is. Compared to his last job, Peter thinks it should be a doddle.

But magic is not finished with the Met's first trainee wizard in fifty years...

Because a secret is hiding somewhere in the building. A technology that stretches back to Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, and forward to the future of artificial intelligence. A secret that is just as magical as it technological - and twice as dangerous.

Praise for the Rivers of London novels:

'Ben Aaronovitch has created a wonderful world full of mystery, magic and fantastic characters. I love being there more than the real London'
NICK FROST

'As brilliant and funny as ever'
THE SUN

'Charming, witty, exciting'
THE INDEPENDENT

'An incredibly fast-moving magical joyride for grown-ups'
THE TIMES

Discover why this incredible series has sold over two million copies around the world. If you're a fan of Terry Pratchett or Douglas Adams - don't panic - you will love Ben Aaronovitch's imaginative, irreverent and all-round incredible novels.

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Book publisherOrion Publishing Co
Publication date20 Feb 2020
FormatHardback
Pages416
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