George V. Reilly

Review: Something From the Nightside

Something From the Nightside
Title: Something From the Nightside
Author: Simon R. Green
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
Publisher: Ace
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 230
Keywords: fantasy, noir
Reading period: 9 September, 2007

The Nightside: the dark, mysterious, sleazy place under the city of London, where you can find anything or lose yourself. Monsters lurk there, demons slum there, John Taylor grew up there. Taylor has a gift. He can find anything in Nightside.

Taylor exiled himself five years ago. Now he’s making a precarious living as a private eye in London. A distraught busi­ness­woman hires him to find her teenage daughter, who was last seen heading for Nightside. Taylor finds the girl alright, and he finds plenty of trouble along the way.

En­ter­tain­ing fantasy noir.

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