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Rupture

Author: Simon Lelic
Publisher: London : Picador, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the depths of a sweltering summer, teacher Samuel Szajkowski walks into his school assembly and opens fire. He kills three pupils and a colleague before turning the gun on himself. Lucia May, the young policewoman who is assigned the case, is expected to wrap up things quickly and without fuss. The incident is a tragedy that could not have been predicted and Szajkowski, it seems clear, was a psychopath beyond  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Lelic
ISBN: 9780330511636 0330511637 9780330513906 0330513907 9780330507684 0330507680
OCLC Number: 436843231
Awards: Winner of Betty Trask Award 2011 (UK)
Short-listed for National Book Awards New Writer of the Year 2010 (UK)
Short-listed for CWA New Blood Dagger 2010 (UK)
Long-listed for Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award 2011 (UK)
Long-listed for Desmond Elliott Prize 2010 (UK)
Description: 293 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Simon Lelic.

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'Three possible candidates for the Granta U.K. class of 2013 are Ned Beauman, Joe Dunthorne and Simon Lelic. Lelic's three novels are breakneck, intelligent 'social thrillers' that even invade my Read more...

 
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