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Anthony Good
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Kill [redacted]

Anthony Good


Atlantic Books

Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


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'A delicate but merciless portrait of a man in the grip of a mental breakdown ... [Michael's] voice is a triumph: intelligent but pedantic and emotionally constipated, seething with barely suppressed rage, and unable to admit the truth about his marriage or motives. This outstanding novel is a fascinating and complex read.' - The Guardian When a grieving man searches for culpability in the death of his wife, a passenger on trains blown up by terrorists, he settles on a politician. The bombers, to his mind, were only the end point in a long chain of proximate causes - to blame them would be like blaming the trigger mechanisms on the bombs. The ultimate cause, he believes, the person responsible for first setting events into motion, is the politician whose policies and practices have had profound and violent impact abroad. And so it is only right, surely, that that politician is punished. So he sets out - and sets about committing - his moral justification for murder...

By:   Anthony Good
Imprint:   Atlantic Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   550g
ISBN:   9781786496850
ISBN 10:   1786496852
Publication Date:   March 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Anthony Good studied at Oxford and the University of East Anglia. He is the recipient of a Man Booker scholarship. Kill [redacted] is his first novel. He lives in London with his wife and child.

Provocative and compelling, it is a spectacular debut * Daily Mail *

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