The Demi-Monde: Winter: A Novel

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“You can’t help getting caught up in the smartly-paced story…which is served up with lashings of steampunk relish.”
—SFX (UK)

“Rees makes the book work: the world he’s created is a psychopathic nightmare.”
—The Guardian

In the Demi-Monde, author Rod Rees has conjured up a terrifying virtual reality, a world dominated by history’s most ruthless and bloodthirsty psychopaths—from Holocaust architect Reinhard Heydrich to Torquemada, the Spanish Inquisition’s pitiless torturer, to Josef Stalin’s bloodthirsty right-hand man/monster, the infamous Beria. The Demi-Monde: Winter kicks off a brilliant, high concept series that blends science fiction and thriller, steampunk and dystopian vision. If Neil Gaiman, Neal Stephenson, James Rollins, and Clive Cussler participated in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, the result might be something akin to the dark and ingenious madness of Rees’s The Demi-Monde: Winter.

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About the author

Rod Rees has built pharmaceutical factories in Dhaka, set up a satellite communication network in Moscow, and conceived and designed a jazz-themed hotel in the U.K. Now a full-time writer, he lives in Daventry, England, with his wife, Nelli, and their two children.

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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Dec 27, 2011
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Pages
528
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ISBN
9780062070357
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Dystopian
Fiction / Science Fiction / Military
Fiction / Thrillers / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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