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The Monks of Appalling Dreadfulness

About The Book

From internationally bestselling author John Connolly, a new short story to brighten the dark months, featuring the beloved character of Samuel Johnson.

The Monks of Appalling Dreadfulness are the most feared assassins in the Multiverse.

They are ruthless. They are cunning. They can do interesting things with oranges.

Now they have been hired to hunt down and kill the demon Nurd, along with every friend he’s ever had. But friends come in all shapes and sizes, and with all kinds of talents.

The Monks of Appalling Dreadfulness are about to meet their match...

About The Author

Photograph by Mark Condren

John Connolly is the author of the #1 internationally bestselling Charlie Parker thrillers series, The Book of Lost Things and its sequel The Land of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and (with Jennifer Ridyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders series. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, see his website at, or follow him on Twitter @JConnollyBooks.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (November 23, 2020)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781982178741

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