Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
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Longlisted for the CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger 2021.

Corrupt big business, economy in meltdown, the thriller that warned us all.

It's the near future: the world economy is in freefall. Mass unemployment and hunger rage as banks, corporations and countries go bankrupt. But one group are doing just fine: the super-rich.

Nobel prize-winning economist Herbert Thompson drives to an emergency summit in Berlin, to deliver his ground-breaking solution to the world's elite: a formula that will reverse the downturn, transform the economy, and give everyone a share of the wealth.

Thompson never arrives. He is killed in a car crash on the way.

Jan, a keen cyclist out late, sees the incident. Convinced Thompson has been murdered, he vows to find out why.

But there are powerful forces at work, who will stop at nothing to keep Jan silent.

How far will they go to satisfy their greed? And who can stop them?

A spine-chillingly realistic thriller on the horrors of freewheeling capitalism and the threat of human greed.

By the global bestselling author of Blackout and Code Zero.

  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781784163471
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Weight: 314g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 127 mm

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A page--turning race against a looming economic disaster, by the master of high-concept thrillers.
Thank you Netgalley UK and Random House UK, Transworld Publishers - Black Swan for sending me an advance reader copy in exchange of an honest review. 3.5... READ MORE
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