The Empire of Sleep
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd (February 1993)
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Dr Joseph Cavalcanti is a put-upon hypnologist with a spirited cat called Livingstone and a love of the somnolent state. Tired of scholarship, he unwittingly sells his soul to a fancy-dress Mephistopheles on the Paris Metro, and is rewarded with the invention of a sleep-inducing machine.