The Purple Pterodactyls

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780575103528

Price: £2.99

ON SALE: 29th September 2011

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Fantasy

Being the adventures of W. Wilson Newbury, mild-mannered – and mildly ensorcelled – gentleman banker.

L. Sprague de Camp, winner of the Gandolf Award as a Grand Master of Fantasy, reveals within these pages the curious story of his friendship with W. Wilson “Willy” Newbury, for whom the realm of the super-natural seems to have a strange affinity.

– A horse discloses its violent – non-equine – past.
– A manufacturer reveals a particularly unacceptable form of non-union labour.
– Formaldehyde is shown to be a better preservative than even its inventor would have hoped.
– A game of chances takes on serious overtones, and all for a most unlikely prize.