Angelmaker (Vintage Contemporaries)

Angelmaker (Vintage Contemporaries)

Nick Harkaway


A Wall road Journal and Booklist most sensible secret of 2012
A Best technological know-how Fiction ebook of 2012 -- The Guardian
GeekDad's top grownup Fiction of 2012 -- Wired.com

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times publication Prize and the Arthur C. Clarke Award

A rollicking romp of a undercover agent mystery from the acclaimed writer of The Gone-Away World.
 
Joe Spork fixes clocks. He has became his again on his father’s legacy as considered one of London’s flashiest and strongest gangsters and goals to reside a quiet lifestyles. Edie Banister retired in the past from her occupation as a British undercover agent. She spends her days with a cantankerous previous pug for corporation. that's, till Joe maintenance a very strange clockwork mechanism, inadvertently triggering a Nineteen Fifties doomsday desktop. His once-quiet existence is unexpectedly overrun via mad clergymen who worship John Ruskin, psychopathic serial killers, mad geniuses and dastardly villains. at the upside, he catches the attention of vibrant and brassy Polly, a girl with sufficient smarts to get a person out of a sticky situation. In order to save the world and defeat the nefarious forces threatening it, Joe needs to support Edie whole a venture she deserted years in the past, and he needs to summon the braveness to pick up his father’s outdated gun and join the fight.

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