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The Blue Hour - by Douglas Kennedy (Paperback)

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  • From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Moment and Five Days comes a "completely absorbing and atmospheric" (Philip Kerr) novel about a woman whose husband disappears without a trace amidst the stunning, labyrinthine world of Morocco.Robin knew Paul wasn't perfect.
  • Author(s): Douglas Kennedy
  • 368 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Literary

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From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Moment and Five Days comes a "completely absorbing and atmospheric" (Philip Kerr) novel about a woman whose husband disappears without a trace amidst the stunning, labyrinthine world of Morocco.Robin knew Paul wasn't perfect. But he said they were so lucky to have found each other, and she believed it was true. When he suggests a month in Morocco--where he once lived and worked, a place where the modern meets the medieval--Robin reluctantly agrees. Once immersed into the swirling, white-hot exotica of a walled city on the North African Atlantic coast, Robin finds herself acclimatizing to its wonderful strangeness. Paul is everything she wants him to be--passionate, talented, knowledgeable. She is convinced that it is here that she will finally become pregnant. But then Paul suddenly disappears, and Robin finds herself the prime suspect in the police inquiry. As her understanding of the truth starts to unravel, Robin lurches from the crumbling art deco of Casablanca to the daunting Sahara, caught in an increasingly terrifying spiral from which there is no easy escape. For fans of thought-provoking page-turners such as The Talented Mr. Ripley, Douglas Kennedy's The Blue Hour is a roller-coaster journey into a heart of darkness that asks the question: What would you do if your life depended on it?



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Praise for The Blue Hour: "The best book about Morocco since The Sheltering Sky. Completely absorbing and atmospheric."
Dimensions (Overall): 8.2 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Publisher: Atria Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Douglas Kennedy
Language: English
Street Date: May 30, 2017
TCIN: 52114080
UPC: 9781451666397
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-5887
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 5.2 inches width x 8.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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