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If I die before I wake

Author: Sherwood King
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2010.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Laurence is a young ex-sailor working as a chaffeur to the wealthy Mr and Mrs Bannister. His boss's business partner draws him into a plot with the promise of thousands of dollars. But when it all goes wrong and he ends up on death row for a murder he didn't commit - who can he trust?
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Genre/Form: Noir fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwood King
ISBN: 9780141192192 0141192194
OCLC Number: 477255637
Description: 149 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Sherwood King.

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Laurence is a young ex-sailor who can't resist the lure of the good life, and when he finds a job as chauffeur to the wealthy Mr and Mrs Bannister, his occasional work leaves him free to indulge.  Read more...

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Beautifully written and shocking. The suspense throughout is terrific. Will leave you considerably shaken * New Yorker * Not since The Postman Always Rings Twice has there been such breathless Read more...

 
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