Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

Valutazione media 4,19
( su 18.208 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780857532015: Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book 1

'You'll want to leave the lights on . . . Stroud is a genius' Rick Riordan

When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . .

For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions.

Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest, most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood. When one of their cases goes horribly wrong, Lockwood & Co. have one last chance of redemption. Unfortunately this involves spending the night in one of the most haunted houses in England, and trying to escape alive.

Set in a city stalked by spectres, The Screaming Staircase is the first in a chilling new series full of suspense, humour and truly terrifying ghosts. Your nights will never be the same again . . .

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Recensione:

"This story will keep you reading late into the night, but you'll want to leave the lights on. Stroud is a genius at inventing an utterly believable world which is very much like ours, but so creepily different. Put The Screaming Staircase on your 'need to read' list." ( Rick Riordan)

"A heartily satisfying string of entertaining near-catastrophes, replete with narrow squeaks and spectral howls" ( Kirkus)

"The book is genuinely spooky and suspenseful, with appealing characters and great dialogue, and all shot through with Stroud's dry wit." ( Guardian)

"Stroud (the Bartimaeus series) shows his customary flair for blending deadpan humor with thrilling action, and the fiery interplay among the three agents of Lockwood & Co. invigorates the story (along with no shortage of creepy moments)." ( Publishers Weekly)

"In a world overrun by evil spooks, can Paranormal Detection Agency Lockwood & Co do anything about the ghostly problems besetting London? Suspenseful, supernatural adventure." ( Metro)

Descrizione del libro:

The book sensation of the year from global bestselling author, Jonathan Stroud.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Jonathan Stroud
Editore: Doubleday (2013)
ISBN 10: 0857532014 ISBN 13: 9780857532015
Nuovi Rilegato Prima edizione copia autogr. Quantità: 1
Da
First.Editions1st
(Wolverhampton, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Doubleday, 2013. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. First (1st) Edition. Book is Unread . Inscribed 'For Hannah' by Jonathan Stroud dated29.8.13 . Front/Back: New . Spine: New . Printing: 13579108642 . NOT price-clipped . Year: 2013. Inscribed by Jonathan Stroud. Codice libro della libreria 1158

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 48,52
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 20,26
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Jonathan Stroud
Editore: Doubleday (2013)
ISBN 10: 0857532014 ISBN 13: 9780857532015
Nuovi Rilegato Prima edizione copia autogr. Quantità: 1
Da
First.Editions1st
(Wolverhampton, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Doubleday, 2013. Hardcover / Hardback. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. First (1st) Edition. Book is Unread . SIGNED by Jonathan Stroud . Front/Back: New . Spine: New . Printing: 13579108642 . NOT price-clipped . Year: 2013. Signed by Jonathan Stroud. Codice libro della libreria 1034

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 60,66
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 20,26
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi