Bleak Midwinter

Bleak Midwinter

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Two weeks before Christmas, Rajiv Mahendra, a trainee doctor at Oxford's John Radcliffe hospital encounters a patient with rare symptoms that are sinisterly familiar. In India, the disease is known as bubonic plague. The last time it occurred on a large scale in Europe, it was known as the Black Death and one third of the population died. Has the bacteria come back to life? And if so, how many will it kill this time?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 112 x 174 x 26mm | 222.26g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK open market ed
  • 0747557519
  • 9780747557517
  • 2,168,755

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'The mise en scene for is the city of Oxford itself; its byways lovingly described here just as they are in Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse books. There is only one suitable word for Bleak Midwinter - infectious. Pass it on' Daily Mail 'A touch of Dexter ... and the intrigue of Le Carre' Daily Mail 'Peter Millar's research is faultless ... first-rate' Independent 'A fast-moving informative thriller which keeps you turning the pages' Oxford Timesshow more

About Peter Millar

Peter Millar is a former Foreign Correspondent for the Sunday Times. He is the author of Tomorrow Belongs to Me, an account of life in East Berlin before and after the Berlin Wall came down, and the novel Stealing more

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40 ratings
2.72 out of 5 stars
5 2% (1)
4 15% (6)
3 45% (18)
2 28% (11)
1 10% (4)
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