psychological thriller set in present-day Prague is blended with tales of a
Communist era interrogation, a Jewish antique dealer planning his escape from
Prague on the eve of the Nazi invasion, a serial killer, a gangster known as
Rumpelstiltskin, the alchemists Edward Kelley, and a legendary watch purported
to grant eternal life. Lee Holloway travels to Prague to learn the truth behind
his brother’s mysterious death there five years earlier, and soon his own life is
in danger. Fascinating, quirky, surprising, mysterious, dark and intriguing –
this novel has unexpected twists and turns throughout.