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The far north of England, one hundred years in the future, the Gulf stream has ceased: Quinn has been appointed by the government to conduct an audit on a remote area of land designated for a new model town. As Quinn arrives to greet the local developer, he is immersed in a quagmire of corruption that will put his integrity to the ultimate test.
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"Grips the breader from the start with the constant threat of imminent danger, though it is not a conventional thriller, mainly avoiding violence or melodrama and making the nightmare ordinary" (John Spurling Sunday Times)
"Black, gripping and superbly told" (The Times)
"Edric's story grips the reader from the start" (Sunday Times)
"This is his 19th novel and - against some hot competition - one of his very best." (Independent)
"A superb exploration of what could happen. Gripping from beginning to end." (Bookbag.co.uk)
The stunning new novel from one of the UK's finest literary writers
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