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Time is a killer
Time is a killer
Bussi, Michel, 1965-2018
It is summer 1989 and fifteen-year-old Clotilde is on holiday with her parents in Corsica. On a twisty mountain road, their car comes off at a curve and plunges into a ravine. Only Clotilde survives. Twenty-seven years later, she returns to Corsica with her husband and their sulky teenage daughter. Clotilde wants the trip to do two things - to help exorcise her past, and to build a bridge between her and her daughter. But in the very place where she spent that summer all those years ago, she receives a letter. From her mother. As if she were still alive. As fragments of memory come back, Clotilde begins to question the past. And yet it all seems impossible, she saw the corpses of her mother, her father, her brother. She has lived with their ghosts. But then who sent this letter, and why?
Main title:
Time is a killer / Michel Bussi ; translated from the French by Shaun Whiteside.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018.©2018
453 pages : map ; 24 cm.
First published in French as 'Le temps est assassin' by Presses de la Cité, Paris."27 years ago, she buried her past... but who is trying to bury the truth?" -- cover.Translated from the French.
9781474606684 (paperback)9781474606677 (hardback)
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Brighton LibraryFiction CrimeBUSSAvailable