The Devil In Amber - Mark Gatiss Reviews
Description:ISBN 0743483804 / Author: Mark Gatiss / Genre: Crime / Thriller
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Customer The Devil In Amber - Mark Gatiss Reviews (3)
by - written on 08/01/09 (Very useful, 102 readings)
Herioc dandy and hedonist, Lucifer Box, battles the evil minions of F.A.U.S.T and their demagogic (and demigodic, even) fascist leader Olympus Mons. Will Mons and his Amber shirts manage to get the devil on their side? Or can Box (far from an angel himself) make Beelzebub dance to his jig? This is the middle novel in what Mark Gatiss (the cannibalist butcher and others from the comedy horror show "League of Gentlemen") likes to call a "Lucifer Box Set". Whereas the first book ("The Vesuvius Club") was inspired by Oscar Wilde, this one is a pastiche of the kind of headlong thriller that was so popular in the '30s, and ... Read the complete review
by - written on 14/11/07 (Very useful, 50 readings)
Surely theed is not alone in getting annoyed when he finds actors and other personalities getting books published. Not so much when they're awful tat - they're easy enough to avoid, but when they're really good entertainment, well thatís different. Jealous or not, theed will still happily read them. The Devil in Amber is the second novel from Mark Gatiss from The League of Gentlemen, again featuring his hero Lucifer Box. Box really is the reason to read these books, as well plotted and intriguing as they are. He's handsome and knows it, talented and proud of the fact, and in his first person narrative just loves to tell you how rollicking his life ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/07, updated on 08/06/09 (Very useful, 156 readings)
Many of you might know Mark Gatiss from the darkly surreal comedy 'The League of Gentlemen' or more recently from his appearance and scriptwriting for the new Doctor Who but a few years ago he also gained a reputation as a novelist with his successful debut book 'The Vesuvius Club' in which he introduced the world to Lucifer Box the rakish Edwardian secret agent and royal academy artist. 'The Vesuvius Club' was an enjoyable read and I was pleased to find that Gatiss had written a sequel called 'The Devil In Amber'. Lucifer Box is an intriguing literary creation a James Bond figure with the moral depravity that would make Harry Flashman look like a country ... Read the complete review
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