In this stylish Faustian horror novel from the prize-winning author of the Peculiar Crimes Unit series featuring Bryant & May, a young man learns firsthand the perils of dealing with the devil.
With a dead-end job, a miserable family, and no romantic prospects, twenty-three-year-old Martyn Ross has a rotten life—until he meets his own personal demon. A Spancialosaphus Lacrimosae, or "Spanky" for short, he's Martyn's diabolically handsome alter ego, a tuxedoed charmer who's willing to share his wild world of wine, women, and wealth...?or a price.
Under Spanky's tutelage, Martyn gains confidence, career success, even a girlfriend. He's living the good life. But like all demons, Spanky expects something in return. And it has nothing to do with Martyn surrendering his soul. In fact, quite the reverse...
Look for Christopher Fowler's fantasy and horror classics, now available as ebooks:
CALABASH | DISTURBIA | PSYCHOVILLE | RED GLOVES | ROOFWORLD | SPANKY
by Christopher Fowler
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