Tales from the Folly

Tales from the Folly : A Rivers of London Short Story Collection

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Return to the world of Rivers of London in this first short story collection from #1 Sunday Times bestselling author, Ben Aaronovitch. Tales from the Folly is a carefully curated collection that gathers together previously published stories and brand new tales in the same place for the first time. Each tale features a new introduction from the author, filled with insight and anecdote offering the reader a deeper exploration into this absorbing fictional world. This is a must read for any Rivers of London fan. Join Peter, Nightingale, Abigail, Agent Reynolds and Tobias Winter for a series of perfectly portioned tales. Discover what's haunting a lonely motorway service station, who still wanders the shelves of a popular London bookshop, and what exactly happened to the River Lugg... With an introduction from internationally bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, Charlaine Harris. This collection includes:
The Home Crowd Advantage
The Domestic
The Cockpit
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Granny
King of The Rats
A Rare Book of Cunning Device
A Dedicated Follower of Fashion
Favourite Uncle
Vanessa Sommer's Other Christmas List
Three Rivers, Two Husbands and a Baby
Moments One-Three Praise for the Rivers of London series:
'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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 139 x 215 x 9mm | 294.84g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1625675097
  • 9781625675095
  • 756

About Ben Aaronovitch

Born and raised in London, Ben Aaronovitch worked as a scriptwriter for Doctor Who and Casualty before the inspiration for his own series of books struck him whilst working as a bookseller in Waterstones Covent Garden. Ben Aaronovitch's unique novels are the culmination of his experience of writing about the emergency services and the supernatural.
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