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The Dead Heart Douglas Kennedy

The Dead Heart

Douglas Kennedy

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ISBN : 9780349106458
Paperback
208 pages
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That dumbshit map. Id been seduced by it. Seduced by its possibilities. That map had brought me here ...That map had been a serious mistake The map in question is of Australia, stumbled across in a second-hand bookshop by American journalist NickMoreThat dumbshit map. Id been seduced by it. Seduced by its possibilities. That map had brought me here ...That map had been a serious mistake The map in question is of Australia, stumbled across in a second-hand bookshop by American journalist Nick Hawthorne, en route to another dead-end hack job in Akron, Ohio. Seduced by all that wilderness, all that NOTHING, Nick decides to put his midlife crisis on hold and light out to the ultimate nowheresville - where a chance encounter throws him into a sun-baked orgy of surf, sex and swill, and a nightmare from which there is no escape. Douglas Kennedy might never be allowed into Australia again. This is a crazy, compulsive ultimately serious thriller and a bravura fictional debut from one of our best travel writers Philip Kerr