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Platform Seven

Louise Doughty



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Faber & Faber
01 September 2019
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICKS ----- An unusual and gripping thriller from the author of Apple Treeyard. Well written and like nothing you've read before. Peter Smith


'Louise Doughty leads her unnerved readers into dark territory.' - Hilary Mantel

Platform Seven at 4am: Peterborough Railway Station is deserted. The man crossing the covered walkway on this freezing November morning is confident he's alone. As he sits on the metal bench at the far end of the platform it is clear his choice is strategic - he's as far away from the night staff as he can get.

What the man doesn't realise is that he has company. Lisa Evans knows what he has decided. She knows what he is about to do as she tries and fails to stop him walking to the platform edge.

Two deaths on Platform Seven. Two fatalities in eighteen months - surely they're connected?

No one is more desperate to understand what connects them than Lisa Evans herself. After all, she was the first of the two to die.
By:   Louise Doughty
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Export - Airside ed
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   603g
ISBN:   9780571321957
ISBN 10:   057132195X
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   01 September 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Louise Doughty is the author of eight novels, most recently Black Water, which was published in 2016 to critical acclaim in the UK and US, where it was nominated as one of the New York Times Notable Books of the Year. Her previous book was the Top Ten bestseller Apple Tree Yard, adapted for BBC One as a four-part series starring Emily Watson. She is a critic and cultural commentator for UK and international newspapers and broadcasts regularly for the BBC. She lives in London.

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