With a bio of the author, fascinating facts, and insight into the three-book series and its main themes--from the nature of evil, weaponry, rebellions, and surviving the end of the world--this companion guide will give millions of readers the insider information that they've been waiting for since book one! New York Times bestselling author of the Twilight Companion, Lois Gresh, once again gives readers the opportunity to go beyond their favorite novels and learn the fascinating facts behind the fiction.
The 'French Sherlock Holmes', Inspector Girac, visits England in a desperate attempt to find someone trustworthy who can help him prevent a group of Jewish anarchists and their associate Jaques Huret, the Boulevard Assassin, from murdering the new President of the Republic in retaliation for Dreyfus's imprisonment. Girac harbours suspicions about his fellow comrades in the Surete but needs help in outguessing this dedicated assassin, which requires a genius. He calls upon Sherlock Holmes.