The Heat of the Day

The Heat of the Day

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 14/05/1998
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Synopsis

It is wartime London, and the carelessness of people with no future flows through the evening air. Stella discovers that her lover Robert is suspected of selling information to the enemy. Harrison, the British intelligence agent on his trail, wants to bargain, the price for his silence being Stella herself.

Caught between two men and unsure who she can trust, the flimsy structures of Stella's life begin to crumble.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099276463
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 277g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm

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The Heat of the Day
Like modern art you will love it or hate it
A frustrating read, sometimes enjoyable, many may not complete this book. The Los Angeles Times says 'Probably the most intelligent noir ever written... fi... READ MORE
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