The third volume detailing the exploits of Miss Wilhelmina Murray and her extraordinary colleagues, Century is a 216-page epic spanning almost 100 years. Chapter one is set against the backdrop of London in 1910, 12 years after the failed Martian invasion and nine years since England put a man on the moon. With Halley's Comet passing overhead, the nation prepares for the coronation of King George V, while far away on his South Atlantic island, the science-pirate Captain Nemo is dying.
Alan Moore (born 1953) is an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books, a medium where he has produced a number of critically acclaimed series. Alan Moore lives in Northampton with his papers, occult books, records, videos, magical artefacts and comic-book figurines.
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