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The Hexing

(Night Hunter #5)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  32 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Below London a river flows through the ruins of an ancient temple. A group of children unleashes its unholy secret--and falls prey to the wrath of its guardian. For Dan Brady, their discovery may be a clue to the location of his missing wife and children--and he is prepared to fight to the death.
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Published July 1st 1988 by Jove Books (first published 1984)
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Ian Banks
Sep 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adventure, horror
Arachne don't play a major part in this novel until the climax: they're responsible for a lot of the carnage and so forth, but they themselves are hidden for a lot of the book so that we can start to see the effect they are having on the wider world and the beginnings of the resources that have been assembled against them, largely through the efforts of Dan Brady. And it's a really interesting read as well: the children who play a major part in this are, as is typical of Faulcon/ Holdstock, ...more
Nik Morton
Dec 18, 2016 rated it liked it
Night Hunter #5 by Robert Faulcon (the late Robert Holdstock) was published in 1984 and we’re approaching the climax to Daniel Brady’s search for his abducted wife and two children.

This time, a gang of young children who are paying homage to the comic 2000AD are roaming the dilapidated buildings and deserted streets of a London borough when they uncover an underground river and awaken an evil entity. The horrors they discover are worse than any they encounter in the comic and lives are lost, but
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