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A fatal inversion

Author: Barbara Vine
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the long hot summer of 1976, a group of young people are camping in Wyvis Hall. Adam, Rufus, Shiva, Vivien and Zosie hardly ask why they are there, what they are doing or how they are to live; they scavenge, steal and sell the family heirlooms. Ten years later, the bodies of a woman and a child are discovered in the Hall's animal cemetery.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Crime & mystery
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Vine
ISBN: 9780141040479 0141040475 9780241972397 0241972396
OCLC Number: 851803069
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 320 pages ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Vine.

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In the long hot summer of 1976, a group of young people are camping in Wyvis Hall. Adam, Rufus, Shiva, Vivien and Zosie hardly ask why they are there or how they are to live; they scavenge, steal and  Read more...

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'I defy anyone to guess the conclusion, but looking back, the clues are seen to be there, unobtrusively but cunningly planted, so that it seems one should have known all along. The curtain is drawn Read more...

 
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