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Night Work

Night Work (Paperback)

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There's nothing moving outside. No cars. No buses. No people. No birds.Nothing. No one. Anywhere.An ordinary man wakes up on an ordinary day to find that he's the only living creature in the entire city. The radio and TV are suddenly filled with white noise, there's no newspaper, the Internet is down and no one's answering the phone. Jonas is the last living being on the planet. What happened? How? Why? And why is he still here? Thriller and philosophical investigation wrapped up in an intensely compelling, eerie mystery, Night Work is compulsive and exhilarating - but don't read it when you're all alone...

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Publication Date: 17/07/2008 ISBN-13: 9781847670519  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Thomas Glavinic, born 1972, has worked as a taxi driver, mountain farmer and copywriter. His first novel, Carl Haffner's Love of the Draw, made the Daily Telegraph Book of the Year list. Der Kameramorder ('The Camera Killer') was awarded the Friedrich-Glauser-Krimipreis, Germany's most important crime award. He has written three other widely acclaimed novels, the latest of which, Das Bin Doch Ich, was shortlisted for the 2007 German Book Prize. He lives in Vienna.

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One morning in Vienna, Jonas awakes to an empty city. There are no bodies, no signs of apocalypse, but his TV and radio hiss with static. His only clue is his surveillance of a mysterious nocturnal figure. His unhindered exploration of Vienna's secrets soon gives way to maddening isolation as this nightmare, which has somehow bled into the waking world, remains totally unfathomable. A horripilatory concotion of Auster, Kafka and Borges.

- Jonathan

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 22/01/2014

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