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Armadillo

Author: William Boyd
Publisher: London : Viking, 2013.
Series: Penguin street art
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lorimer Black - young, good-looking, but with a somewhat troubled expression - does not understand why his world is being torn apart, though he does know that for the most part it is made up of bluster and hypocrisy. His business, trying to keep insurance companies from paying out the money they've promised, is a con game run with the protection of the law. One winter's morning, Lorimer goes to keep a perfectly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Boyd
ISBN: 9780241965467 0241965462
OCLC Number: 824725086
Notes: Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1998.
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: Penguin street art
Responsibility: William Boyd.

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Lorimer Black - young, good-looking, but with a somewhat troubled expression - does not understand why his world is being torn apart, though he does know that for the most part it is made up of  Read more...

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A novel that is truly comic, and, like all true comedy, also disturbing Scotsman Marvellously paced and ingeniously plotted. A real page-turner Observer Armadillo doesn't miss a trick. It has depth Read more...

 
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