The New Watch by Sergei LukyanenkoThe New Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

The New Watch

bySergei Lukyanenko

Paperback | April 22, 2014

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Walking the streets of our cities are the Others. These men and women are guardians of the Twilight, a shadowy parallel world that exists alongside our own. Each has sworn allegiance to one side, fighting for the Light, or the Darkness. But now, beyond the continuing struggle comes a peril that threatens their very world. . .
     At Moscow airport, Higher Light Magician Anton Gorodetsky overhears a child screaming that a plane is about to crash. He discovers that the child is a prophet: an Other with the gift of foretelling the future. When the catastrophe is averted, Gorodetsky senses a disruption in the natural order, one that is confirmed by the arrival of a dark and terrifying predator.
     From the Night Watch headquarters Gorodetsky travels to London, to Taiwan and across Russia in search of clues, unearthing as he goes a series of increasingly cataclysmic prophecies. He soon realizes that what is at stake is the existence of the Twilight itself--and that only he will be able to save it.
SERGEI LUKYANENKO is the author of numerous sci-fi/fantasy novels in Russia, and has been published only recently in North America. The 2004 film Night Watch, regarded as "the first Russian blockbuster," was based on his book of the same name. The film grossed over $16 million in Russia, a box office record at that time. He lives in Mo...
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Title:The New WatchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.19 × 5.47 × 1.09 inPublished:April 22, 2014Publisher:Doubleday CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:038568178X

ISBN - 13:9780385681780

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting... Unexpected and the pace was a bit strange. The writing style was quite different in feeling on my first read through. Not 100% sure I like how it ended but I leave that for everyone else to decide for themselves
Date published: 2014-09-21

Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Night Watch:   • "Star Wars meets Vampires in Moscow . . . it bursts with a sick, carnivorous glee in its fiendish games." --The New York Times    • "A sceptical, intelligent thriller." --The Telegraph (UK)    • "Fascinating. . . . One of the most original and readable supernatural fictions in some time." --Scotland on Sunday    • "Magical . . . modern, new and distinctly creepy. . . . Inventive [and] sardonic." --The Independent (UK)    • "The Night Watch is an epic of extraordinary power." --Quentin Tarantino    • "[As] potent as a shot of vodka. . . . [A] compelling urban fantasy." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)