A Deal with the Devil

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Arcadia Books Limited, 2007 - Fiction - 204 pages
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Translated into 15 languages and greeted with massive praise when it was originally published in Germany, Martin Suter's thrilling novel follows a troubled woman as she tries to escape her tragic past. After running away to a remote village, however, a more chilling series of events begins to unfold right in front of her. Tightly plotted and intelligently written, this engrossing mystery's gripping ending will leave readers questioning truth and identity.

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User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

Despite an intriguing start, with stoned person in search of toilet, not much happened in the first half of this book, unless you count the attempted assassination of an ornamental fig. I didn’t mind ... Read full review


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Martin Suter was born in Zurich in 1948, and lives with his wife in Spain and Guatemala. He has worked as an advertising copywriter, and has written articles for GEO magazine and numerous screenplays for films and the television, as well as a weekly column, 'Business Class', in the Weltwoche newspaper. he is the author of five novels. Small World was published by Harvill in 2001, and A Deal with the Devil was a No. 1 Swiss best-seller and winner of the 2007 Friedrich-Glauser Prize for the best new crime novel. His books are published in twenty countries. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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