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The real-town murders

Author: Adam Roberts
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alma is a private detective in a near-future England, a country desperately trying to tempt people away from the delights of Shine, the immersive successor to the internet. But most people are happy to spend their lives plugged in, and the country is decaying. Alma's partner is ill, and has to be treated without fail every four hours, a task that only Alma can do. If she misses the 5 minute window her lover will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Roberts
ISBN: 9781473221482 147322148X 1473221455 9781473221451
OCLC Number: 994509423
Description: 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Adam Roberts.

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An impossible murder. A ticking deadline. A political coup. A Hitchcockian thriller set in a chilling near future.  Read more...

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An antic collision of Agatha Christie and British science fiction anthology series Black Mirror... Smart, deliciously witty and immensely engaging, it is Roberts at his playful best. * James Bradley, Read more...

 
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