Mark's book - it's fantastic! SPOILERS!

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Mark's book - it's fantastic! SPOILERS!

Post by hendo nagasaki » Thu Aug 05, 2004 9:46 pm

hello chiefs!
received an advance reading copy of Mark Gatiss's "The Vesuvius Club" today at work from our lovely Simon & Schuster rep!
Started reading it already and it's great! Tis going to be the start of a Lucifer Box series, following the adventures of His Majesty's most daring secret agent, portrait painter, dandy and rake.....
Oh how i long to meet a real life Lucifer! So dashing and handsome! And what hands!!!!!
Can't write much as i can't quote from the book or may get knuckles rapped by the powers that be......Tis quite funny in a way (i think anyway) and he known as Gatiss writes in a wondrously descriptive way! Reminds me of those old thrillers you sometimes find on the local library's "sale" trolley, you know, those lovely jacketed pre-first world war numbers, with gentlemen heroes and secret societies........or is it only me who finds these?
Lovely drawings at the start of each chapter and a very fine, long-fingered and gloved hand holding a cigarette.......
Very gorgeous "stunning Edwardian package", with fetching centipede and gun shenanigans going on.........
Buy it in November! You won't be disappointed....

Hendo x

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Emma

Post by Emma » Thu Aug 05, 2004 10:25 pm

Ooh thanks for the heads-up!! Sounds like I'll have to swap my reading list for that :wink:

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Post by Laura Folds Five » Thu Aug 05, 2004 11:04 pm

wow.
w.o.w.
is all I can say.
Must get a job in a bookshop.
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Post by pinkpantha » Thu Aug 05, 2004 11:34 pm

Mmm! Sounds like a buy 2 me!

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Post by Emma_Tish-ue Shearsmith » Fri Aug 06, 2004 8:22 pm

How does the cover look?
Yeah, i agree with Hayley and Laura, it's sounds good to me!
*Waits 'til Oct* :D

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Post by Laura Folds Five » Sat Aug 07, 2004 5:14 pm

Look how gorgeous the cover is!

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beauuuutiful.
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Post by Tubbs get undressed » Sun Aug 08, 2004 12:09 am

Aaaw the cover is very prettyful.
Is that why i have to wash my face with a potato?

Kind of like a .. David .. Brown.


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Post by Morti » Sun Aug 08, 2004 1:13 am

I think I'll be purchasing a copy of that methinks! The cover is very arty... I like!!!
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Post by Son of Tubbs returns! » Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:51 pm

I can't wait to to read it, Mark is such a good writer!!! November you say...

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Post by Emma_Tish-ue Shearsmith » Sun Aug 08, 2004 7:52 pm

Yeah, SOTR, 'Fraid so. :cry:

I can't wait to read it either. I think it's been said before, but i really like the cover, because it's sort of Art Noveau.

*Sorry for sounding weird* :D

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Post by Son of Tubbs returns! » Sun Aug 08, 2004 8:49 pm

I wonder if it is too early to pre order?

Of I go to Amazon!! :wink:

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Post by Emma_Tish-ue Shearsmith » Sun Aug 08, 2004 9:40 pm

Oh yeah! I completly forgot about pre-ordering from Amazon #-o
Thanks for the reminder SOTR, and i hope that you can get it.

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Post by Emma_Tish-ue Shearsmith » Sun Aug 08, 2004 9:45 pm

Hi, back again. Good nwews SOTR, i've just had a look on Amazon under Mark's book, and you can pre order it.

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Post by Morti » Mon Aug 09, 2004 12:45 am

From Amazon it's : Hardback - £10.50 & Paperback - £7.69
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