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Rivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Rivers of London
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ISBN: 9781445013770
Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd with Soundings
Edition language: English
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
4.0 Rivers of London
by Ben Aaronovitch This one grabbed me right away with its offbeat humour and a quirky situation where an off-duty cop finds a body in Covent Garden and meets a ghost who is witness to the murder. The tone of the writing made what was actually a fairly long first chapter fly by and make me wonder ...
lqlarry rated it
3.5 Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
Rivers of London is billed as "What would happen if Harry Potter grew up and joined the fuzz". I disagree. When Harry Potter grew up he knew there was magic. PC Peter Grant did not know or believe in magic until he was left by himself while protecting a murder scene while his partner goes for cof...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 Rivers of London
What happens when a former Doctor Who writer decides to try his hand at a Dresden-Files-esque urban fantasy series? I DON’T EVEN KNOW BUT IT’S AMAZING. AMAZING STUFF HAPPENS, OKAY? OKAY. Basically, it’s a sort of ghost hunter/police procedural/buddy comedy with magic and a wicked sense of very Bri...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
5.0 Solving crimes with magic
A couple of months back I was perusing a website that sells books (as you do) when I saw a book cover that made me instantly take notice. That book was Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch and it had to be mine. I bought a used copy and while I had every intention of reading it as soon as it arrived ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1)
This book made the rounds awhile ago, but I got it into my head that it was darker than what I enjoy and dismissed it, until someone recently mentioned how funny it was. Thank you whoever you are! Not to say that I didn't have problems with it; I did - minor-ish ones including the riot of editing...
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