Rupert Thomson The Insult

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The Insult

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It is a Thursday evening. After work Martin Blom drives to the supermarket to buy some groceries. As he walks back to his car, a shot rings out. When he wakes up he is blind. His neurosurgeon, Bruno Visser, tells him that his loss of sight is permanent and that he must expect to experience shock, depression, self-pity, even suicidal thoughts before his rehabilitation is complete. But it doesn't work out quite like that. One spring evening, while Martin is practising in the clinic gardens with his new white cane, something miraculous happens.

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'The Insult is one of those rare, perfect, all-consuming books where your life takes on a new colour and texture for the days you are in its thrall' Mail on Sunday 'An astonishing exploration into the blurred hinterland where fiction meets fantasy ... Both crisply precise and extravagantly daring ... The Insult is a remarkable achievement' Sunday Telegraph 'A stunning premise, brilliantly unravelled ... It confirms Thomson in the front rank of English authors' Observer 'The Insult met every requirement I felt I could possibly have of a novel ... Breathtakingly clever' The Times

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The utterly engrossing and disturbing novel from the author of Divided Kingdom

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