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The Gates Hardcover – 1 October 2009

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  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton; Children's ed edition (1 October 2009)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0340998660
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0340998663
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.3 out of 5 stars 281 ratings

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'John Connolly has a cult following for his crime novel and can clearly plot twists and turns. He has applied that talent to his own life by producing a very different book... a highly original novel' (Times )

'Engaging, magical, thoughtful' (Independent )

'The book is beautifully written . . . It is obviously the product of someone with a very powerful imagination' (Newbooks Magazine )

'Charming, disturbing and outrageously imaginative. A tremendously exciting change of pace.' (Lawrence Jackson, Producer of BBC Radio 4's adaptations of John Connolly's short stories )

About the Author

John Connolly was born in Dublin in 1968. His debut - EVERY DEAD THING - swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers, and all his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. He is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Horror for the young at heart
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely brilliant
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bravo Mr Connolly!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Chuckled my way through
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 November 2019
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