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The Book Of Murder
Guillermo Martinez

Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Mar 02, 2009
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349120911
Price : 499

About the book

Art imitates life. Or does it? One sleepy Sunday morning in Buenos Aires, the protagonist of Martinez's brilliant new mystery finds himself unexpectedly tangled up in the story of Luciana, a former authors' assistant whom he has not seen for at least ten years, and Kloster, a rival writer - only far more successful; bestselling, in fact. What he discovers will make him question everything he had always believed - taken for granted - about chance and calculation, cause and effect.
Luciana is desperate. In the decade since she last had anything to do with either of the writers, nearly all her close family have died, in highly unusual circumstances. And Luciana or her sister could be next. Luciana's convinced that her one-time employer Kloster is behind the deaths, punishing her for her part in the break-up of his marriage in a murderous frenzy of revenge worthy of one of his own prodigiously successful crime novels. But which comes first, murder or novel? Clever and gripping, THE BOOK OF MURDER is a chilling crime story in which the line between fact and fiction suddenly seems blurred.


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** 'This is one of those fiendishly clever books in which you are never sure whether art is imitating life or vice versa, giving this chilling little story additional power>
     
Guillermo Martinez
Guillermo Mart?nez was born in Bah?a Blanca Argentina in 1962. Since 1985 he has lived in Buenos Aires where he obtained a Ph.D. in Mathematical Science.THE OXFORD MURDERS was awarded the prestigious...(+)
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