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The earthquake bird
The earthquake bird
Jones, Susanna, 1967-2019
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Early this morning, several hours before my arrest, I was woken by an earth tremor. I mention the incident not to suggest that there was a connection - that somehow the fault lines in my life came crashing together in a form of a couple of policemen - for in Tokyo we have a quake like this every month. I am simply relating the sequence of events as it happened. It has been an unusual day and I would hate to forget anything . . . So begins The Earthquake Bird, a haunting novel set in Japan which reveals a murder on its first page and takes its readers into the mind of the chief suspect, Lucy Fly - a young, vulnerable English girl living and working in Tokyo as a translator. As Lucy is interrogated by the police she reveals her past to the reader, and it is a past which is dangerously ambiguous and compromising . . .Why did Lucy leave England for the foreign anonymity of Japan ten years before, and what exactly had prompted her to sever all links with her family back home? She was the last person to see the murdered girl alive, so why was she not more forthcoming about the circumstances of their last meeting? As Lucy's story unfolds, it emerges that secrets, both past and present, obsess her waking life . . .
Main title:
The earthquake bird / Susanna Jones.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
London : Picador, 2019.©2001
Collation:
269 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes:
"A Netflix film" --Front cover.Film tie-in.
ISBN:
9781529026269 (paperback)
Dewey class:
823.92
Language:
English
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Brighton LibraryFiction CrimeJONEAvailable
Hampton LibraryFiction CrimeJONEAvailable
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