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Past Caring

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1910: Distinguished MP Edwin Strafford resigns at the pinnacle of his career, removing himself from the public eye. The woman he loves, and for whom he was willing to sacrifice everything, suddenly and coldly rejects him. All the reasons for his fall from grace are shrouded in darkness.

Seventy years later, historian Martin Radford is down on his luck when a mysterious benefactor offers him the opportunity of a lifetime: to uncover what exactly happened to Edwin Strafford. But this apparent good fortune swiftly turns into a nightmare. Radford's investigations trigger a violent series of events, which throw him straight into the path of those who believed they had escaped punishment for crimes long past but never paid for...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 38mm | 420g
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
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  • 0552162957
  • 9780552162951
  • 85,667

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"A hornet's nest of jealousy, blackmail and violence. Engrossing"
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Combines the expert suspense manipulation skills of a Daphne Du Maurier romance with those of a John Le Carre thriller * The New York Times * One of the best novels I've read in a long time... The story is absolutely compelling... I loved every one of its 500 pages * The Washington Post * A hornet's nest of jealousy, blackmail and violence. Engrossing * Daily Mail * A complex trail of blackmail and murder. Recommended * Daily Express *
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About Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard's first novel, Past Caring, was an instant bestseller. Since then, his books have captivated readers worldwide with their edge-of-the-seat pace and their labyrinthine plotting. He has won awards in the UK, the US and acrossEurope and his books have been translated into over thirty languages. In 2019, he won the Crime Writers' Association's highest accolade, the Diamond Dagger, for a lifetime achievement in Crime Writing.
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1,930 ratings
4.01 out of 5 stars
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4 45% (875)
3 19% (365)
2 4% (74)
1 1% (20)
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