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The Resource The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun, (overdrive ebook)

The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun, (overdrive ebook)

Label
The fall guy : a novel
Title
The fall guy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Lasdun
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions. As readers of James Lasdun's acclaimed fiction can expect, The Fall Guy is a complex moral tale as well as a gripping suspense story, probing questions of guilt and betrayal with ruthless incisiveness. Who is the real victim here? Who is the perpetrator? And who, ultimately, is the fall guy?
Title
The fall guy
Creator
Summary
A couple and their troubled cousin are caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge during a scalding, psychologically complex summer spent in their idyllic mountaintop home
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10528374
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
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James Lasdun
Label
The Fall Guy
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Publication
Copyright
Overdrive ID
3b6ca37d-0579-429e-b971-38f62e4d0212
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Short Desc
<p>In this taut psychological thriller, a couple and their houseguest find themselves caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge.</p> It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions. As readers of James Lasdun's acclaimed fiction can expect, The Fall Guy is a complex moral tale as well as a gripping suspense story, probing questions of guilt and betrayal with ruthless incisiveness. Who is the real victim here? Who is the perpetrator? And who, ultimately, is the fall guy? Darkly vivid, with an atmosphere of erotic danger, The Fall Guy is Lasdun's most entertaining novel yet.
Description
<p>In this taut psychological thriller, a couple and their houseguest find themselves caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession, and revenge.</p> It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions. As readers of James Lasdun's acclaimed fiction can expect, The Fall Guy is a complex moral tale as well as a gripping suspense story, probing questions of guilt and betrayal with ruthless incisiveness. Who is the real victim here? Who is the perpetrator? And who, ultimately, is the fall guy? Darkly vivid, with an atmosphere of erotic danger, The Fall Guy is Lasdun's most entertaining novel yet.
Sample
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Popularity
3443
Rating
3.4
Media Type
eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn960940801
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2680853
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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9780393292336
Isbn
9780393292336
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePartial
True
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960940801

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