Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway

Joe Spork repairs clockwork and lives above his shop in a wet, unknown bit of London. All Joe wants is a quiet life, but when he fixes one particularly unusual device his life is suddenly upended. The client? Unknown. And the device? Its a 1950s doomsday machine.

Review by Monday, Monday Reading Group

Although not everyone liked it, we were agreed that it was well written – comparisons to Neil Gaiman, Mervyn Peake and Douglas Adams were very apt, and it was noted that Terry Gilliam could make a great film from it. In summary : a Hieronymous Bosch painting of a book, descriptive, dark and quite manic

Star rating: ***

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  1. Review by Abbotts Ann WI
    Only one of our ten members read the book to the end. This is the first time in years that this has happened! Book too complicated and grim.
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