By K. W. Jeter, Gareth Jefferson Jones
Death's seventeen-year-old apprentice needs to discover ways to stand on his personal as he leads an rebellion opposed to the Devil
Forget approximately as soon as Upon a Time . . .
Built on best of the gates of Hell, Grimm urban is the Devil's capital in the world. a spot the place each espresso store, nightclub and shopping center is the capability looking floor for a ghost, a demon, or any of the opposite supernatural entities that inhabit the Grimm urban world.
Death's seventeen-year-old apprentice, Nathaniel, comes into his personal as he leads an rebellion opposed to the satan with the aid of a half-dead wraith and an enormous hit-man. What effects is a bloody, brutal rebel that calls upon the loyalties of either the residing and the dead.
Based not just upon the Brothers Grimm recognized fairy stories, but additionally upon their "unknown" sagas and essays, ok. W. Jeter & Gareth Jefferson Jones's Death's Apprentice is the 1st novel to be established upon the full Grimm canon. one of these accomplished, in-depth version of the works of the Brothers Grimm hasn't ever been released before!
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