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The ghost

Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The narrator of Robert Harris's new novel is a ghostwriter who jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in circumstances that were dintinctly suspicious, and the ex-prime  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thriller fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Robert, 1957-
Ghost.
London : Hutchinson, 2007
(OCoLC)608269083
Online version:
Harris, Robert, 1957-
Ghost.
London : Hutchinson, 2007
(OCoLC)608929002
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harris
ISBN: 9780091796266 0091796261 0091796253 9780091796259 9780091921101 0091921104
OCLC Number: 123796942
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008.
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008
Short-listed for Irish Book Awards: RTE Radio 1's The Tubridy Show Listeners' Choice Award 2008
Description: 310 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Robert Harris.
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The narrator jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister. But soon he realises that he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in suspicious  Read more...

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"Britain's leading thriller writer"-"Daily Telegraph" "Robert Harris is a superb writer of thrillers."-"Independent" "A writer who handles suspense like a literary Alfred Hitchcock."-Nelson Mandela," Read more...

 
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