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Pandaemonium / by Christopher Brookmyre.

By: Brookmyre, Christopher, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Little, Brown, 2009Description: 394 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781408700617 (pbk); 9781408700600 (hbk.); 1408700603 (hbk.).Subject(s): High school students -- Crimes against -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) DDC classification: 823.914
Contents:
A group of Glasgow teenagers are on a rural retreat, seeking to get over a school tragedy through counselling, contemplation, smuggled booze, late-night liaisons and as much clandestine partying as they can get away with. A top secret military experiment, long since spiralled out of control, is about to literally unleash the forces of hell. Pandaemonium - God isn't going to save you.
Subject: The senior pupils of St Peter's High School are on retreat to a secluded outdoor activity centre, coming to terms with the murder of a fellow pupil through the means you would expect: counselling, contemplation, candid discussion and even prayer - not to mention booze, drugs, clandestine liaisons and as much partying as they can get away with. Not so far away, the commanders of a top-secret military experiment, long-since spiralled out of control, fear they may have literally unleashed the forces of Hell. Two very different worlds are on a collision course, and will clash in an earthly battle between science and the supernatural, philosophy and faith, civilisation and savagery. The bookies are offering evens.
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Fiction Collection BRO 2 Available T00516702
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Large Print
Large Print BRO 3 Available T00511654
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Bad language. Scatalogical humour. Razor wit. Convoluted plot. High readability. It's the new Christopher Brookmyre novel.

A group of Glasgow teenagers are on a rural retreat, seeking to get over a school tragedy through counselling, contemplation, smuggled booze, late-night liaisons and as much clandestine partying as they can get away with. A top secret military experiment, long since spiralled out of control, is about to literally unleash the forces of hell. Pandaemonium - God isn't going to save you.

The senior pupils of St Peter's High School are on retreat to a secluded outdoor activity centre, coming to terms with the murder of a fellow pupil through the means you would expect: counselling, contemplation, candid discussion and even prayer - not to mention booze, drugs, clandestine liaisons and as much partying as they can get away with. Not so far away, the commanders of a top-secret military experiment, long-since spiralled out of control, fear they may have literally unleashed the forces of Hell. Two very different worlds are on a collision course, and will clash in an earthly battle between science and the supernatural, philosophy and faith, civilisation and savagery. The bookies are offering evens.

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