The pulldogs, a group of people at the twilight of Western civilisation, undergo an anthropological transformation caused by the dissemination of nanites (nanorobots capable of assembling molecules to create matter).
A strikingly original Icelandic debut set in a strangely familiar alternate Reykjavik where wild and industrialised magic meet. Perfect for fans of contemporary fantasy in the style of Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere or China Mieville's The City & The City.
Dr Felix Hoenikker is the inventor of 'ice-nine', a lethal chemical capable of freezing the planet. The search for its whereabouts leads to Hoenikker's three ecentric children, to a crazed dictator in the Caribbean. Felix Hoenikker's Death Wish comes true when his last, fatal gift to mankind brings about the end, that for all of us, is nigh.
'JK Rowling meets Charles Dickens' Metro. Imagine a world in which your sin is visible.... addictive and intoxicating, SMOKE is a Dickensian, thrilling, rich novel for fans of PHILIP PULLMAN, THE SECRET HISTORY and THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.