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Book Title: Effendi|
Date of issue: August 30th 2005
ISBN 13: 9780553587449
The author of the book: Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 723 KB
Read full description of the books Effendi:In the North African metropolis of El Iskandryia, a city crippled in the aftermath of an electromagnetic pulse bomb, the local infrastructure is crumbling and the streets have erupted in chaos, while the new Chief of Detectives investigates his first case..Title: .Effendi..Author: .Grimwood, Jon Courtenay..Publisher: .Random House Inc..Publication Date: .2005/08/30..Number of Pages: .412..Binding Type: .PAPERBACK..Library of Congress: .2005046978
Read information about the author'Tough, sexy and brutal, but leavened with sharp humour... Grimwood is a name to watch.' The Times
Jon Courtenay Grimwood was born in Malta and christened in the upturned bell of a ship. He grew up in the Far East, Britain and Scandinavia. Apart from novels he writes for magazines and newspapers. He travels extensively and undertakes a certain amount of consulting. Until recently he wrote a monthly review column for the Guardian.
Felaheen, the third of his novels featuring Asraf Bey, a half-Berber detective, won the BSFA Award for Best Novel. So did his last book, End of the World Blues, about a British sniper on the run from Iraq and running an Irish bar in Tokyo. He has just delivered the Fallen Blade, the first of three novels set in an alternate 15th-century Venice
His work is published in French, German, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Finnish and American, among others
He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker, currently editor-in-chief of Red magazine. They divide their time between London and Winchester...
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