The Devil In Amber - Mark Gatiss Reviews
Description:ISBN 0743483804 /
Newest Review: ... in what Mark Gatiss (the cannibalist butcher and others from the comedy horror show "League of Gentlemen") likes to ... more
Price Comparison for The Devil In Amber - Mark Gatiss
Mark Gatiss The Lucifer Box Set: The VesuviusClub, The Devil in A ...
Pages: 692, Paperback, Pocket Books
Last Update 23.05.2013 07:50
Mark Gatiss A Lucifer Box Omnibus: The Devilin Amber/The Vesuvius ...
Last Update 23.05.2013 07:50
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, 49 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
Products Similar to The Devil In Amber - Mark Gati ...
Fool Moon - Jim Butcher - think Harry Bosch or Elvis Cole with magical abilities and you won't go far wrong A bit slower than the previous novel STORM FRONT but still a very engaging, thrilling read
Psychopath - Keith Ablow - Great relationships, a bit more clever Central plot not the strongest
Already Dead - Charlie Huston - Great concept, edgy sci fi Weaker central plot, confusing dialogue
At the Stroke of Madness - Alex Kava - Cracking murder mystery A bit short in length
A Perfect Evil - Alex Kava - An excellent thriller with strong characters Not for those who dislike a thriller!
A Necessary Evil - Alex Kava - Easy enough to follow plot - wise, interesting characters, gripping at times, The story could be second guessed by some if you think it through enough,a few too many characters
|More products in Fiction Book|
All these and are taken from reviews of the dooyooCommunity.
|Friend of the Devil - Peter Robinson|
Twist, excellent once it gets going
Confusing start for me
|The Mentor - Steve Jackson|
Nasty exploitation, unlikable characters, stupidity
|Lord of the Isles - D. Drake|
A great and compelling novel that sets us up for a wonderfull series
I'm going to miss a couple of the characters
|Voyage of Innocence - Elizabeth Edmondson|
An intelligent, gripping, really engaging story
None, but the cheapy look of it might put people off
|The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim - Jonathan Coe|
Readable, witty, quirky take on contemporary concerns, Mumsnet mention
Potentially irritating use of lots of self referential plot devices
|The Plantagenet Prelude - Jean Plaidy|
|The Atmospheric Railway - Shena Mackay|
Great value with 36 stories, quality writing, appealing titles, the stories don't disappoint
Readers who don't lke short stories will miss out
|A Surprise Party - Sue Welfare|
Very enjoyable, crosses the generations, well written
|Goddess of Light - P.C. Cast|
A nice enough love story with a twist.
Slow starting, not the best in the series.
|Love Life - Ray Kluun|
based on true story, emotional roller coaster, touching, funny