|Anubis Gates, the (1983) [Novel]|
by Tim Powers
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(From the publisher):
An ancient Egyptian sorcerer whose powerful magic can change the history of the entire world!
A modern millionaire with a sinister plan, who journeys back to England in 1810!
A werewolf who switches bodies -- then kills his victims to keep his identity a secret!
A hideously deformed clown of crime, who performs grotesque experiments on his victims!
A brainwashed Lord Byron -- programmed to kill King George!
A young woman disguised as a boy, hunting the thing that killed her lover!
And our hero, Professor Brendan Doyle, who has no idea what he is getting into when he agrees to give a lecture on Samuel Taylor Coleridge...
Original title: The Anubis Gates
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Dark Fantasy
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Steampunk & Low Tech