Damascus: A Novel

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Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated, Feb 28, 2012 - Fiction
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A love story, in which all the events, people and places are taken from the contents of The Times of 1st November, 1993.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Some Chinese puzzles are so exquisitely put together that one quite forgets that the object is finally to take them apart. This second novel by Beard (X20, 1997) is one such. November 1, 1993 ... Read full review

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User Review  - MiserableLibrarian - LibraryThing

Spencer can’t quite decide if he wants to be with Hazel, and Hazel is hoping that today (November 1, 1993) is the first day of the beginning of the rest of their life together. Henry Matsui is ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Richard Beard is the author of five critically acclaimed novels: X20, Damascus, The Cartoonist, Dry Bones, and Lazarus is Dead, and three works of non-fiction: Muddied Oafs, How To Beat the Australians and Becoming Drusilla. He is Director of the National Academy of Writing in London. He also made the shortlist for the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 with his title Acts of the Assassins.

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