by James Lovegrove
Review by John Berlyne
Gollancz Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 0575076836
Date: 15 September, 2005 List Price £18.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
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Uncorrected proof copy. The latest novel by James Lovegrove, one of the UK's most brilliant and versatile genre writers. Provender Gleed tells of...
"The Families. Insanely rich and richly insane. With world-spanning business interests, glamour and power, they are monarchs, Mafia and movie stars roled into one. Since the Borgias and de'Medicis united in the 17th century, the Families have transfixed, transformed, and ruled the world."
Young Provender Gleed, heir to to fortunes of one of ruling Families is kidnapped during the social event of the year by anti-Family revolutionaries. His fate lies in the hands of two Anagrammatic Detectives.