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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 The Left-Handed Booksellers of London
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'Eighteen-year-old art student Susan Arkshaw arrives in London in search of her father. But before she can question crime boss Frank Thringley he's turned to dust by the prick of a silver hatpin in the hands of the outrageously attractive Merlin. Merlin is one of the youngest members of a secret society of booksellers with magical powers who police the mythic Old World wherever it impinges on the New World - in addition to running several bookshops, of course! Merlin also has a quest of his own: to find the Old World entity who arranged the murder of his mother. Their investigations attract attention from enemies of the Old and New Worlds. Soon they become involved in an even more urgent task to recover the grail that is the source of the left-handed booksellers' power, before it is used to destroy the booksellers and rouse the hordes of the mythic past. As the search for the grail becomes strangely intertwined with both their quests, they start to wonder… Is Susan's long-lost father a bookseller, or something altogether more mysterious?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2020 .
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      Extent: 384p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published October 2020.
      ISBN: 9781760631246
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Katherine Tegen Books ,
      2021 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9780062683267, 0062683268

Works about this Work

Year End Review Colleen Mondor , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , February vol. 86 no. 2 2021; (p. 38)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel
Notes from a Year Spent Indoors.... Jonathan Strahan Jonathan Strahan , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , February vol. 86 no. 2 2021; (p. 33)

— Review of Ghost Species James Bradley , 2020 single work novel ; The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel ; The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories Angela Slatter , 2020 selected work short story
Locus Listens to Audiobooks Amy Goldschlager , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , January vol. 86 no. 1 2021; (p. 26)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel ; The Last Smile in Sunder City Luke Arnold , 2020 single work novel
Locus Looks at Books : Colleen Mondor Colleen Mondor , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , December vol. 85 no. 6 2020; (p. 21)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel
Locus Looks at Books : Colleen Mondor Colleen Mondor , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , December vol. 85 no. 6 2020; (p. 21)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel
Locus Listens to Audiobooks Amy Goldschlager , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , January vol. 86 no. 1 2021; (p. 26)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel ; The Last Smile in Sunder City Luke Arnold , 2020 single work novel
Notes from a Year Spent Indoors.... Jonathan Strahan Jonathan Strahan , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , February vol. 86 no. 2 2021; (p. 33)

— Review of Ghost Species James Bradley , 2020 single work novel ; The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel ; The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners & Other Stories Angela Slatter , 2020 selected work short story
Year End Review Colleen Mondor , 2021 single work review
— Appears in: Locus , February vol. 86 no. 2 2021; (p. 38)

— Review of The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Garth Nix , 2020 single work novel
Last amended 9 Jul 2021 10:27:53
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  • London,
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1983
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