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A matter of death and life

Author: Andreĭ Kurkov
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you are tired of everything, why not get yourself a contract killer. Nothing easier, provided you communicate only by phone and box number. You give him your photograph, and full details then sit back and prepare to die.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Suspense fiction
Mystery and detective fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreĭ Kurkov
ISBN: 0099461587 9780099461586
OCLC Number: 62474565
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Harvill, 2005.
Translation of: Mily drug, tovarishch pokoynika.
Description: 111 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Mily drug, tovarishch pokoynika.
Responsibility: Andrey Kurkov ; translated from the Russian by George Bird.

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A mysterious killing lives long in the popular memory. Our hero meticulously plans his own demise, except for one detail: what if he suddenly decides he wants to live?  Read more...

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"Kurkov's eye for the absurdities of Ukrainian life is as sharp as ever" Sunday Telegraph "A perfectly balanced read" Scotland on Sunday "A brilliant black comedy" Evening Standard "Excellent... Read more...

 
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