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Country Of The Blind

Christopher Brookmyre

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Jack Parlabane, Fiction, Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense

Another fast talking, fast action thriller by the author of QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING, winner of the 1996 Critics' First Blood Award.

The murder of a media moghul in his country mansion appears to be the result of him disturbing a gang of would-be thieves. The robbers are swiftly caught, but when they are unexpectedly moved to a different prison they escape. Back in Edinburgh, a young solicitor reveals to the press that one of the subjects had left a letter with her some time before the break-in which proves his innocence. Jack Parlabane, journo-extraordinaire, is intrigued, but when he approaches the lawyer he discovers someone else is trying to get near her - someone with evil intent, political connections of the highest order and a corrupt agenda. Fast-moving, blackly humorous and intriguingly credible.

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Praise for Country Of The Blind

  • 'Violent, funny, Scottish...a publisher's dream.' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'Irvine Welsh out of Iain Rankin.' SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY 'Tough, in your face...studded with a lot of black humour.' IRISH TIMES 'Tartan Noir' THE INDEPENDENT 'Sassy, irreverant, stylish' THE TIMES 'Sharp, funny...with strong characters and sharp dialogue.' TLS 'Thrillingly unpleasant.' ESQUIRE 'Excellent plotting and a goodly amount of acidic one-liners.' SCOTSMAN 'Brookmyre knows how to plot excitingly and with daring touches of strangeness.' GUARDIAN 'Deviosly plotted, expertly constructed...[Brookmyre] displays a seemingly natural flair for sustaining suspense.' SCOTSMAN

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Christopher Brookmyre

Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full-time novelist with the publication of his award-winning debut QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING, which established him as one of Britain's leading crime authors. His Jack Parlabane novels have sold more than one million copies in the UK alone.

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