The adventures of Samuel Johnson, his dog Boswell, two demons, four dwarfs and a very polite monster.
John Connolly is the Sunday Times bestselling author of crime novels featuring private investigator Charlie Parker. He has written sixteen books, including THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS, NOCTURNES and the Samuel Johnson books for young readers. He is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award. In 2007 he was awarded the Irish Post Award for Literature. He keeps a website at www.johnconnollybooks.com and can be found on Facebook www.facebook.com/johnconnollybooks and www.twitter.com/jconnollybooks.
A demonic, darkly comic tale ... satisfyingly peppered with
science, history and amusing footnotes on everything from St Thomas
Aquinas to quantum theory, and will go down well with readers of
Eoin Colfer and Lemony Snicket. * Daily Telegraph *
Brilliant. I loved every word of it. John has found a voice that compares favourably with Stephen King and Monty Python which is not an easy trick. -- Eoin Colfer
Destined to be another runaway success appealing to both young adults and their parents alike. * Sunday Independent *