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The Shining Girls

Beukes, Lauren

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ISBN 10: 0007464568 / ISBN 13: 9780007464562
Verlag: Harper Collins, London, 2013
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Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Light edge-wear and one or two minor scores on dust jacket. Minor wear on spine head and leading corners. Hardcover spine head is bumped. One or two light marks on page block. Pages are clean and text is clear throughout. Binding is sound. AF. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 432539

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Titel: The Shining Girls

Verlag: Harper Collins, London

Erscheinungsdatum: 2013

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good

Art des Buches: Used

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THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST.

The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own."

Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past. Kirby Mazrachi is the girl who was never meant to have a future.

Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times.

At the urging of the House, Harper inserts himself into the lives of the shining girls, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. He's the ultimate hunter, vanishing into another time after each murder, untraceable-until one of his victims survives.

Determined to bring her would-be killer to justice, Kirby joins the Chicago Sun-Times to work with the ex-homicide reporter, Dan Velasquez, who covered her case. Soon Kirby finds herself closing in on the impossible truth . . .

THE SHINING GIRLS is a masterful twist on the serial killer tale: a violent quantum leap featuring a memorable and appealing heroine in pursuit of a deadly criminal.

About the Author:

Lauren Beukes is the author of the acclaimed novels Moxyland and Zoo City. She is a recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, finished runner-up to Lev Grossman for the John W Campbell Award, was shortlisted for a plethora of other awards and received rave reviews from around the world including The New York Times and The Guardian. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her husband and her daughter.

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