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Author: Will Ferguson
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2013, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A car tumbles down a snowy ravine. Accident or suicide? On the other side of the world, a young woman walks out of a sandstorm in sub-Saharan Africa. In the labyrinth of the Niger Delta, a young boy learns to survive by navigating through the gas flares and oil spills of a ruined landscape. In the seething heat of Lagos City, a criminal cartel scours the internet looking for victims. Lives intersect, worlds collide,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Ferguson
ISBN: 9781781855058 1781855056 9781781855065 1781855064 9781781855041 1781855048
OCLC Number: 849722057
Notes: Originally published: Canada: Penguin (Canada), 2012.
Description: 399 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Four one nine
Four hundred and nineteen
Responsibility: Will Ferguson.

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A chilling thriller from the 2012 winner of the Giller prize. Lives intersect and worlds collide when a Canadian woman becomes entangled in a Nigerian internet scam.  Read more...

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'A taut tale of internet deception' Vogue. 'This epic and shocking tale of international corruption and revenge bites hard' Saga. 'The best and most detailed account of 419 scams I have ever seen ... Read more...

 
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