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Three hours

Author: Rosamund Lupton
Publisher: London : Viking, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a rural English village in the middle of a snowstorm, the unthinkable happens - the school is under siege. From the wounded headmaster barricaded in the library, to teenage Hannah in love for the first time, to the police psychologist who must identify the gunmen, to the terrified 8-year-old Syrian refugee, to the kids sheltering in the school theatre still rehearsing Macbeth, all must find the courage to stand  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamund Lupton
ISBN: 9780241374498 0241374499 9780241374504 0241374502
OCLC Number: 1135332170
Description: 307 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: 3 hours
Responsibility: Rosamund Lupton.

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"In a rural English village in the middle of a snowstorm, the unthinkable happens - the school is under siege. From the wounded headmaster barricaded in the library, to teenage Hannah in love for the first time, to the police psychologist who must identify the gunmen, to the terrified 8-year-old Syrian refugee, to the kids sheltering in the school theatre still rehearsing Macbeth, all must find the courage to stand up to evil and try to save the people they love."--Publisher description.

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