Rivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch Reviews
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Newest Review: ... going to be an enjoyable novel. The story was already shaping up to be interesting and exciting, but even before it really ... more
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by - written on 18/09/12 (Very useful, 46 readings)
River of London is the first novel in Ben Aaronovitch's PC Grant series. Set rather unsurprisingly in London, we are introduced to Police Constable Peter Grant who at the start of the novel is assigned to Charing Cross police station, and is waiting to find out what section of the Met he will be posted to. Then he meets a ghost...and finds himself the apprentice of Detective Constable Thomas Nightingale, a wizard and sole member of the Met's supernatural division. Within the first few pages of Rivers of London, I was sure that this was going to be an enjoyable novel. The story was already shaping up to be interesting and exciting, but even before it really ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/02/12 (Very useful, 55 readings)
I really love adding new authors to my reading list especially when they come recommended by one of my favourite review writers, Ladybracknell. On reading her review I put my name down for the book in my library and have just finished reading it. I found it classed as science fiction/fantasy, but would probably say that's limiting its readership since its certainly not mainstream science fiction. I'd say its fantasy with a touch of horror and some comedy, so probably should be among popular fiction, or even Modern fiction. Introducing a Brand New Wizard. One of the taglines on this suggests it's what would happen if Harry Potter joined the Fuzz, ... Read the complete review
by - written on 29/01/12 (Very useful, 89 readings)
The parameters for what defines an urban fantasy novel are fairly elastic and it's rare that a book comes along which can truly be attributed to that genre without it spilling over into, say, paranormal romance, alternative history or science fiction but Rivers of London appears to be one of that rare breed and it's also a cracking read. Synopsis: Peter Grant is a probationary police constable working in London. Assigned to stand guard over a newly discovered headless murder victim, Peter has a visitation from the only witness to the crime: a ghost! Because of this ability to communicate beyond the corporeal world, Peter finds himself ... Read the complete review
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