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1471187438
Book:Shuttlecock; Graham Swift:2019 Shuttlecock; Graham Swift
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Author: Swift, Graham
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: F
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Scribner, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781471187438
Notes:
Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 1981
Prentis, senior clerk in the dead crimes division of the London police department, suspects his boss is trying to drive him crazy. In a race against his own sanity, he uncovers a trail of blackmail and horror that leads to his own father.
Additional information: 320 pages, pbk
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