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Description - The Beetle by Richard Marsh

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'It changes its shape at will. It compels others to do its bidding. It inspires terror in all who look on it . . . '

Eminent politician Paul Lessingham is the toast of Westminster, but when 'the Beetle' arrives from Egypt to hunt him down, the dark and gruesome secret that haunts him is dragged into the light. Bent on revenge for a crime committed against the disciples of an Egyptian goddess, the Beetle terrorizes its victims and will stop at nothing until it has satisfaction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780241341353
ISBN-10: 0241341353
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jun-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh (1857-1915) was the pseudonym of the British author born Richard Bernard Heldman. He is best known for his supernatural thriller The Beetle: A Mystery, published in the same year as Bram Stoker's Dracula and initially even more popular. Heldman was educated at Eton and Oxford University. Several of the prolific Marsh's novels were published posthumously.

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