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High John the Conqueror, a novel, Tariq Goddard

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High John the Conqueror, a novel, Tariq Goddard
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
High John the Conqueror
Oclc number
1299142779
Responsibility statement
Tariq Goddard
Sub title
a novel
Summary
"Wessex, 2016. Teenagers are vanishing off the council estates of a small provincial city. A crop of herbs that are said to posses magical powers which only grow once every fifty years are found in the woods. A supernatural creature believed to be the guardian of the herbs is seen in nightmares. Rumours of orgiastic rituals on the estates of the rich and powerful excite the curious. And the Queen of England decides to celebrate her 90th birthday with a visit to the city's famous cathedral spire. Into this madness, two ambitious detectives, one with doomed literary ambitions, seek to solve the mystery, their only lead that "posh people are taking our children"--Publisher's website
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