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If you have read the first two Laundry Files books, this one will be a treat to you.
Mr. Stross has a nuanced appreciation of Lovecraft, an incomparable gift for techy writing and a razor sharp sense of humor.
The background to the story was very interesting and there were plenty of memorable characters.
Entertaining as usual, the laundry novels are addictive, now I can't wait for the next one. In this one Bob is annoyingly dumb though, but in the end he makes up for all his... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Irio Lavagno
Another in a series of Magic is Advanced Tech, and bad things can happen. Imagine if Ugh genus of tribe died, because magic glowing rocks that give off heat, killed him with Rad... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jeremiah Mccloskey
Charles Stross has again shown his skills as a writer with this fun book that blends James Bond, HP Lovecraft, and Dilbert.Published 3 months ago by Robert S Wright
I decided to give The Laundry series another try after being gravely disappointed with The Jennifer Morgue. Read morePublished 4 months ago by CT Phipps
I admit I'm a fan of The Laundry Files books, Charles Stross just can't write them fast enough for me. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Teresa Pietersen
I'm not one for absurdist spoofs, but this one I enjoyed, probably because it was mostly straightforward and accessible storytelling, with progressively deepening forays into... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark Feblowitz
Someone at work lent me the first Laundry Files book and I have been reading them faithfully ever since. The quirky English type black humor is very enjoyable. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent, a wonderful ride to insanity and back again! I will read this again! For anyone that loves HP Lovecraft and 007!Published 7 months ago by J Arbach
Charles Stross continues to impress. While this addition to the series does not have the degree of whimsy as the prior two, the details of the protagonists lives and relationships... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer