End of the Century
by Chris Roberson
Prometheus Books Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781591026976
Date: 01 December 2008 List Price £9.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Uncorrected Proof Copy: Chris Roberson's forthcoming book interests me on any number of levels and not least because I'm a huge fan of his work. Roberson's abiding and deep, deep love of the genre permeates his writing - in short, he tends to write the kinds of books he clearly loves to read... and coincidentally, they tend to be the kinds of books I love to read too - plot driven stories of high stakes and derring-do. This new one, End of the Century (due in trade paperback from Pyr next January) is dedicated to Michael Moorcock, Alan Moore and Kim Newman, which offers a clear flavour of where it sits in the genre, and makes is a pretty irresistible prospect!
"Three people. Three eras. One city. Endless possibilities. End of the Century is a novel of the distant past, the unimaginable future, and the search for the Holy Grail. Set in the city of London, the narrative is interlaced between three ages, in which a disparate group of heroes, criminals, runaways, and lunatics are drawn into the greatest quest of all time."