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By the pricking of her thumb : a real-town murder

Author: Adam Roberts
Publisher: London : Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, 2018. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Private Investigator Alma is caught up in another impossible murder. One of the world's four richest people may be dead - but nobody is sure which one. Hired to discover the truth behind the increasingly bizarre behaviour of the ultra-rich, Alma must juggle treating her terminally ill lover with a case which may not have a victim. Inspired by the films of Kubrick, this stand-alone novel returns to the near-future of  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: 9781473221505 1473221501 9781473221499 1473221498
OCLC Number: 1050136242
Notes: "An impossible corpse. A head denied. And a dangerous connection" -- cover.
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Adam Roberts.

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One of the four richest people in the world may be dead. But which one? A Kubrickian thriller from one of the world's leading authors of SF.  Read more...

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Written in a witty, playful and almost teasing style, this is an impressive novel of ideas and a moving love story as well as a tense mystery thriller. * MORNING STAR * A witty, bittersweet and Read more...

 
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