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The blue book

Author: A L Kennedy
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth Barber is crossing the Atlantic by liner with her perfectly adequate boyfriend, Derek, who might be planning to propose. In fleeing the UK - temporarily - Elizabeth may also be in flight from her past and the charismatic Arthur, once her partner in what she came to see as a series of crimes. Together they acted as fake mediums, perfecting the arcane skills practised by effective frauds. Elizabeth finally  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A L Kennedy
ISBN: 9780224091404 0224091409
OCLC Number: 746295264
Description: 373 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: A.L. Kennedy.

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"This woman is a profound writer." -- Richard Ford "This is a masterful novel, imaginatively crafted, shaped by big, precisely articulated emotion." The Times, Saturday Review "Kennedy is as Read more...

 
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