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The Quintessence of August

A Novel of Possession
A novel by

During an August heat-wave, the Comte de Saint-Germain seeks the help of detective Auguste Dupin. Someone--or someTHING--is trying to kill him! The Comte has inherited a magical cello and a mysterious sealed box. A psychic vampire (an "egregore") intends to use the cello and a magical musical composition to steal another soul. Can Dupin and his faithful companion unravel the puzzle in time to save the Comte?

Genre: Urban Fantasy

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January 2011 : USA Paperback

Title: The Quintessence of August: A Novel of Possession
Author(s): Brian Stableford
ISBN: 1-4344-1222-9 / 978-1-4344-1222-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borgo Press
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