The Rook: A Novel

The Rook: A Novel

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"The body you are wearing used to be mine." So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to discover her identity and track down the agents who want to destroy her.

She soon learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Chequy that battles the many… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

This one surprised me by being more fun than it had right to be. Though in places it was like a rather over-egged dessert, and it’s not a deep read by any means, it was in the end nicely paced, engaging and thoroughly entertaining.

Daniel O’Malley’s debut is unputdownable urban fantasy: wonderfully whimsical, and dangerously entertaining, which is to say—in light of its length—you might have to remind yourself to eat rather than keep reading The Rook.

This is not The Bourne Identity for sf/urban fantasy fans

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (January 11, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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