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The devil's footprints : a romance

Author: John Burnside
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once, on a winter's night many years ago, after a heavy snow, the devil passed through the Scottish fishing town of Coldhaven, leaving a trail of dark hoofprints across the streets and roofs of the sleeping town. Michael Gardiner has lived in Coldhaven all his life, but still feels like an outsider, a blow-in. But that is about to change.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burnside
ISBN: 9780099479543 0099479540
OCLC Number: 182663147
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2007.
Awards: Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Book Prize: Fiction 2008.
Shortlisted for The Clare Maclean Prize for Scottish Fiction 2007.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: John Burnside.

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"Burnside does darkness in prose the way Leonardo did enigmatic smiles. The Devil's Footsteps is convincing, occasionally disturbing and ultimately comforting" Herald "A spare, bewitching, Read more...

 
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