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A thousand cuts : a novel

Author: Simon Lelic
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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It should be an open-and-shut case. Samuel Szajkowski, a recently hired history teacher, walked into a school assembly with a gun and murdered three students and a colleague before turning the weapon on himself. It was a tragedy that could not have been predicted. Szajkowski, it seems clear, was a psychopath beyond help. Yet as Detective Inspector Lucia May begins to piece together the testimonies of the various  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lelic, Simon.
Thousand cuts.
New York : Viking, 2010
(DLC) 2009041431
(OCoLC)430051435
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Lelic
ISBN: 9781101189429 1101189428 9781101189962 1101189967
OCLC Number: 680286021
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: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Other Titles: Rupture
Responsibility: Simon Lelic.
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