Publish date: 2009
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
Series: Samuel Johnson vs. the Devil (#1)
Trying to get an early start on collecting his Halloween treats, Samuel Johnson and his super-smart dog Boswell unwittingly stumble upon a plot from the denizens of Hell to conquer the Earth. The Gates by John Connelly would probably best belong on the shelf of a younger teen, but as a 47-year-old ...
Many of the names in the story are plucked from the whos-who of occultists including the house at the centre of the story. Living in 666 Crowley Avenue should have been a sign that Seances mightn't go well. Add in a weakening of the walls between the worlds by the Hadron Collider, one boy and his ...
Un libro de terror infantil, que resulta tierno y divertido (y para cualquier edad). Esta primer experiencia con John Connolly fue muy linda!. El protagonista (el pequeño Samuel) es muy dulce y ocurrente y nos hace reflexionar continuamente. El lenguaje es fluido y muy irónico.. un libro muy recomen...
A fantastic, funny read. you can watch my review here - http://youtu.be/92B5hKciOC0
A high three: enjoyable but it didn't blow me away. Definitely reminded me of Douglas Adams books and Simon Pegg movies, and if you like that type of British-style humor then you'll probably find this funny and worth the read. I never thought I'd see the Large Hardron Collider featured in a book abo...