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The Gates

The Gates

‘Delightfully horrific and hilarious’ Eoin Colfer
Samuel Johnson has a number of problems. Samuel’s dad cares more about his car than his family, Samuel’s mother is lonely, and only Samuel’s dog, Boswell, truly understands him.
Oh, and as if things couldn’t get any worse, Samuel’s neighbours, led by the villainous Mrs Abernathy, are trying to open the gates of hell. It’s up to Samuel to stop them, except nobody will believe him, and time is running out . . .
Now the fate of humanity lies in the hands of one small boy, an even smaller dog, and a very unlucky demon named Nurd . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Adventure

On Sale: 1st October 2009

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781848944831

Reviews

A demonic, darkly comic tale . . . satisfyingly peppered with science, history and amusing footnotes on everything from St Thomas Aquinas to quantum theory, and will go down well with readers of Eoin Colfer and Lemony Snicket.
<i>Daily Telegraph</i>
Brilliant. I loved every word of it. John has found a voice that compares favourably with Stephen King and Monty Python which is not an easy trick.
Eoin Colfer
Destined to be another runaway success appealing to both young adults and their parent alike.
<i>Sunday Independent</i>

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