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The Girl With a Clock for a Heart

17th August, 2014

By Peter SwansonFaber & Faber, €16.35

Swanson's tightly written thriller debut is a spin on the old Double Indemnity set-up: the schmuck, the femme fatale, the stolen loot. George Foss is a mild-mannered accountant for a literary magazine in Boston. Years previously, his college sweetheart, Liana Decter, vanished in shady circumstances. Then one evening George spots Liana in a bar. She's in trouble and only George can help her out. Before you can say Gone...

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