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Whatever happened to Harold Absalon?

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Harold Absalon, the Mayor's Transport Advisor, has gone missing. Down-at-heel detective Marguerite is trying to find him. Aware that his every action is being monitored by those reading the novel, Marguerite's mind and world is at constant risk of disintegration. Disturbed by attempts to understand himself and the nature of the objects he encounters, Marguerite's minute and comically digressive inquiries threaten his very existence.As he follows and then is followed by Harold's wife Isobel around the city, Marguerite discovers startling evidence of her involvement in the disappearance and becomes increasingly compromised by his feelings for her. Finding himself cornered by Isobel on a speeding bus, it emerges that Marguerite may be more closely implicated than we think. The resolution of the case brings a discovery that will shatter his world and well-being forever.Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon? is a unique take on the world of category, clich and identity and heralds the emergence of a truly original new voice.

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Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1907773347
ISBN-13:
9781907773341
Number of pages:
202
Publisher:
Salt

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Harold Absalon, the Mayor's Transport Advisor, has gone missing. Down-at-heel detective Marguerite is trying to find him. Aware that his every action is being monitored by those reading the novel, Marguerite's mind and world is at constant risk of disintegration. Disturbed by attempts to understand himself and the nature of the objects he encounters, Marguerite's minute and comically digressive inquiries threaten his very existence.As he follows and then is followed by Harold's wife Isobel around the city, Marguerite discovers startling evidence of her involvement in the disappearance and becomes increasingly compromised by his feelings for her. Finding himself cornered by Isobel on a speeding bus, it emerges that Marguerite may be more closely implicated than we think. The resolution of the case brings a discovery that will shatter his world and well-being forever.Whatever Happened to Harold Absalon? is a unique take on the world of category, clich and identity and heralds the emergence of a truly original new voice.

Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1907773347
ISBN-13:
9781907773341
Number of pages:
202
Publisher:
Salt

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