The Book of Luce

The Book of Luce A Gnostic Gospel

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Synopsis

'Truly a slice of magic and a work of imaginative genius.' Starburst

A mind-bending mystery spanning continents and centuries for all fans of Neal Stephenson and David Mitchell.

'A witty and weird tale with shades of both Philip K Dick, and Kieron Gillen/Jamie McKelvie's comic The Wicked + The Divine.' SFX

'An experience that is both absorbing and emotional' SciFi Now

My obsession begins in the magical year 1967, at Luce and the Photons' legendary last secret gig. That night changes my life: I must know who Luce is. But the deeper I dig, the more questions I turn up. Is Luce a rock star or a pretender? An artist or an acid trip?

My redemption . . . or my delusion?

Drawn into the machinations of mysterious powers, I become the dark shadow who follows the light of Luce. But who follows me? Are they agents of evil or figments of my imagination? And do they follow me still?

The quest for Luce will lead me to the farthest corners of the earth and into the deadliest danger. I will lose everything and everyone I love . . . except for Luce.

Who is pawn and who is player? Murderer or victim? Betrayer or saviour?

I am the only one who knows the truth.

This is the truth.

This is The Book of Luce.

Book information

ISBN: 9781848543348
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Pub date:
Edition: Hardback original
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: 539
Weight: 852g
Height: 166mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 48mm