The Apocalypse Codex by Charles StrossThe Apocalypse Codex by Charles Stross

The Apocalypse Codex

byCharles Stross

Mass Market Paperback | June 25, 2013

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For outstanding heroism in the field (despite himself), computational demonologist Bob Howard is on the fast track for promotion to management within the Laundry, the supersecret British government agency tasked with defending the realm from occult threats. Assigned to External Assets, Bob discovers the company (unofficially) employs freelance agents to deal with sensitive situations that may embarrass Queen and Country.
 
So when Ray Schiller—an American televangelist with the uncanny ability to miraculously heal the ill—becomes uncomfortably close to the Prime Minister, External Assets dispatches the brilliant, beautiful, and entirely unpredictable Persephone Hazard to infiltrate the Golden Promise Ministries and discover why the preacher is so interested in British politics. And it’s Bob’s job to make sure Persephone doesn’t cause an international incident.
 
But it’s a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about—a global threat even the Laundry may be unable to clean up…
Charles Stross, born in 1964, is a full-time science fiction writer and resident of Edinburgh, Scotland. The author of six Hugo-nominated novels and winner of the 2005 Hugo Award for best novella (“The Concrete Jungle”), Stross has had his work translated into more than twelve languages. He has worked as a pharmacist, software develope...
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Title:The Apocalypse CodexFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 6.7 × 4.1 × 0.9 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:042525643X

ISBN - 13:9780425256435

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Apocalypse Codex Fun and disturbing
Date published: 2014-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Apolypse Index Just like the whole Laundry series: a good reas and a very different view on what a secret agent does
Date published: 2013-12-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun read If you like Stross's "Laundry" books you will love this one.
Date published: 2013-10-22

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“Smart, literate, funny.”—New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman, Time“Well written, well reasoned, and thoroughly entertaining. Dig into the Laundry Files—there’s a mad joy inherent to these books that is difficult to find anywhere else.”—The Maine Edge“A weirdly alluring blend of superspy thriller, deadpan comic fantasy and Lovecraftian horror.”—Kirkus Reviews“A fabulous, out-of-control paranormal espionage horror thriller.”—Genre Go Round Reviews