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The Library of the Dead [9781529039450]

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'A fast-moving and entertaining tale, beautifully written' - Ben Aaronovitch

When ghosts talk, she will listen . . .


Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghost talker - and she now speaks to Edinburgh's dead, carrying messages to the living. A girl's gotta earn a living, and it seems harmless enough. Until, that is, the dead whisper that someone's bewitching children - leaving them husks, empty of joy and life. It's on Ropa's patch, so she feels honour-bound to investigate. But what she learns will change her world.

She'll dice with death (not part of her life plan . . .) as she calls on Zimbabwean magic and Scottish pragmatism to hunt down clues. For Edinburgh hides a wealth of secrets. And in the process, she discovers an occult library and some unexpected allies. Yet as shadows lengthen, will the hunter become the hunted?

Opening up a world of magic and adventure, The Library of the Dead by T. L. Huchu is the first book in the Edinburgh Nights series.


AUTHOR: T. L. Huchu is the author of The Hairdresser of Harae and The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician.
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T. L. Huchu
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Publication:
04-Feb-2021
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Pages:
336
Weight:
800 Grams
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