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The Light of Day: A Novel

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On the anniversary of a life-shattering event, George Webb, a former policeman turned private detective, revisits the catastrophes of his past and reaffirms the extraordinary direction of his future. Two years before, an assignment to follow a strayed husband and his mistress appeared simple enough, but this routine job left George a transformed man.

Suspenseful, moving, and hailed by critics as a detective story unlike any other, The Light of Day is a gripping tale of murder and redemption, as well as a bold exploration of love and self-discovery. This powerful novel signals yet another groundbreaking achievement from Graham Swift, the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel Last Orders.

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Graham Swift was born in 1949 in London, where he still lives and works. He is the

Synopsis:

The Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders traces a day in the life of divorced private investigator George Webb as he evaluates his past as a police officer, unpromising prospects, and all-consuming relationship with a former client. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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Graham Swift was born in 1949 in London, where he still lives and works. He is the author of six novels: The Sweet-Shop Owner; Shuttlecock, which received the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize; Waterland, which was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won the Guardian Fiction Award, the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and the Italian Premio Grinzane Cavour; Out of This World; Ever After, which won the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger; and Last Orders, which was awarded the Booker Prize. He is also the author of Learning to Swim, a collection of short stories. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307428929
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Author:
Swift, Graham
Author:
of six novels: <b>The Sweet-Shop Owner</b
Author:
Graham Swift
Author:
of the Booker Prize-winning novel <b>Last Orders</b>.
Author:
<b><i>Out of This World
Subject:
Fiction : Suspense
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20040810
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
336

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Product details 336 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307428929 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Graham Swift was born in 1949 in London, where he still lives and works. He is the
"Synopsis" by , The Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders traces a day in the life of divorced private investigator George Webb as he evaluates his past as a police officer, unpromising prospects, and all-consuming relationship with a former client. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Graham Swift was born in 1949 in London, where he still lives and works. He is the author of six novels: The Sweet-Shop Owner; Shuttlecock, which received the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize; Waterland, which was short-listed for the Booker Prize and won the Guardian Fiction Award, the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and the Italian Premio Grinzane Cavour; Out of This World; Ever After, which won the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger; and Last Orders, which was awarded the Booker Prize. He is also the author of Learning to Swim, a collection of short stories. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
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