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Allegorical 

Rumpelstiltskin – ever wondered what he was really up to? Goblins. Ever wondered if ALL those goblins in those dreadfully protracted middle earth movies were all CGI? The Saracen’s head – it’s not really a ‘head’ though is it? It’s … Continue reading

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Off the scale

This is Tom Holt at his very very best. This is right up there with “the portable door”. I have a bit of a theory… The first book you read by an author is the one you will always hold … Continue reading

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Contracts exchanged

“Faust among equals" is the second book from this volume. For me, this book is typical of Holt's early work. It draws heavily on his legal knowledge and centres around the contract Faust makes with the devil. Faust has escaped … Continue reading

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Flight of fancy

  Tom Holt threads his way through an eyewateringly improbable sequence of events in this farce based loosely on the legend of the flying dutchman. The whole Vanderdecker policy device keeps the whole thing wonderfuly together.

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Twisty

This book was a real treat to read. I love Tom Holt’s work; it is brilliantly absurd and so far off the wall to lead you to an alternate reality where demons and magic are all part of everyday life. … Continue reading

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