Supping with Panthers

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Supping with Panthers

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By the author of "The Vampyre", this novel is set during the late 1880s. Scientist Jack Eliot returns to London after a disturbing event halts his research in India. A friend has vanished, and as he penetrates the mystery, Jack enters a new world of dark passions and decadance.

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Tom Holland received a double first from Cambridge. He has adapted Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Virgil for BBC Radio. His scholarly style is pefect to reposition him as a writer of non-fiction as well as fiction.

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'Goes at a cracking pace with its wit, superb sense of humour and literary cross-references' SCOTSMAN 'A ripping yarn' INDEPENDENT 'Meticulous about literary and historical accuracy - scarily bright' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'Charged with an authentic poetic force' PUBLISHING NEWS 'A brilliant, new fin-de-siecle vampire mystery.' BOOKSELLER 'It's as if Tom Hollan doesn't know when to stop- but once you start reading, you're glad he doesn't... Different voices are superbly segued and the pacing is immaculate... The novel is an expert mix of the fantastical and the real.' THE SCOTSMAN 'A gothic novel for the present day, oozing atmospgere and dripping with menace.' YORKSHIRE POST

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