The Blue Afternoon

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An enigmatic stranger is shadowing Kay Fisher, a young ambitious architect in Los Angeles during the mid-1930s. He claims to be her father and through the story the reader is led from a murder hunt to a celebration of a glorious, undying love.

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WINNER OF THE SUNDAY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

‘Achingly memorable’ The Times
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A quest for secrets in the blue afternoon . . .

Los Angeles, 1936. Kay Fischer, a young and ambitious architect, is being followed by an old man. When confronted, he explains that his name is Salvador Carriscant – and that he is her father.

In a matter of weeks Kay will join Salvador on an extraordinary journey as they delve back into his past to not only learn the truth behind her own birth, but also to discover the whereabouts of a woman long thought dead – and to uncover the identity of a killer.

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‘The finest storyteller of his generation’ Daily Telegraph

‘An extraordinary story’ John Mortimer, Sunday Telegraph, Books of the Year

‘Terrific’ Jeremy Paxman, Independent, Books of the Year

‘Richly entertaining’ Independent

‘A brilliant achievement’ Time Out

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Weight 0.234 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

323

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K