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Rubbernecker

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This is the winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. "Taking the psychological thriller into new territory". (Independent). Life is strange for Patrick Fort - being a medical student with Asperger's Syndrome doesn't come without its challenges. And that's before he is faced with solving a possible murder. Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. And now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery - while he dissects his own evidence...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 27mm | 293g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552779490
  • 9780552779494
  • 83,092

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"The true heir to the great Ruth Rendell" Mail on Sunday "One of the most startling plots in contemporary crime fiction" Sunday Times "Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it" Val McDermid "Our most inventive crime writer" Metro "Taking the psychological thriller into new territory" Independentshow more

About Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.show more

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"One of the most startling plots in contemporary crime fiction"show more

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Patrick didn’t care what made people work. He was only interested in what happened when they stopped. Life is strange for Patrick Fort - being a medical student with Asperger’s Syndrome doesn’t come without its challenges. And that’s before he is faced with solving a possible murder. Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. And now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery – while he dissects his own evidence . . . ‘The dead can’t speak to us,’ Professor Madoc had said. That was a lie.show more
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