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Body politic

Author: Paul Johnston
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS Large Print, 1998, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An independent city where television, popular music, cigarettes and private cars are banned, where the citizens are dedicated to the welfare of the tourists attending the year-round Festival, Edinburgh in the 2020s has its draw-back for blues-haunted Quintilian Dalrymple. But the murder of a guardswoman - the first in five years scares the Council of City Guardians out of complacency and reluctantly turn to the man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, English
Science fiction, English
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Johnston
ISBN: 075315899X 9780753158999
OCLC Number: 154167060
Notes: "First published in Great Britain 1997 by Hodder and Stoughton."
Winner of the John Creasey Award 1997.
Description: 346 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Johnston.

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An independent city where television, popular music, cigarettes and private cars are banned, where the citizens are dedicated to the welfare of the tourists attending the year-round Festival, Edinburgh in the 2020s has its draw-back for blues-haunted Quintilian Dalrymple. But the murder of a guardswoman - the first in five years scares the Council of City Guardians out of complacency and reluctantly turn to the man they demoted. Brilliantly imagined and stylishly crafted Body politic is a compelling thriller.

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