• Orbit
  • 9781841495699
  • $19.99
  • Paperback - A Format
  • September 2007
  • 336 pages
  • Science fiction

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Atrocity Archives: Laundry Bk 1

Charles Stross

The world's first science fiction/Lovecraftian horror/Humorous spy thriller.

Something for everyone - a science fiction/horror humorous spy thriller!

Bob Howard is a low-level techie working for a super-secret governement agency. While his colleagues are out saving the world, Bob's under a desk restoring lost data. None of them receive any thanks for the jobs they do, but at least a techie doesn't risk getting shot or eaten in the line of duty. Bob's world is dull but safe, and that's the way it should have stayed; but then he went and got noticed.
Now, Bob Howard is up to his neck in spycraft, alternative universes, dimension-hopping nazis, Middle Eastern terrorists, damsels in distress, ancient Lovecraftian horror and the end of the world. Only one thing is certain. It will take more than control-alt-delete to sort this mess out...

About the Author

Charles Stross was born in Leeds, England, in 1964. He has worked as a pharmacist, software engineer and freelance journalist, but now writes full time.
Author Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

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