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Book of Evidence, the (1989) [Novel]
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Freddie Montgomery is a highly cultured man, a husband and father living the life of a dissolute exile on a Mediterranean island. When a debt comes due and his wife and child are held as collateral, he returns to Ireland to secure funds. That pursuit leads to murder. And here is his attempt to present evidence, not of his innocence, but of his life, of the events that lead to the murder he committed because he could. Like a hero out of Nabokov or Camus, Montgomery is a chillingly articulate, self-aware, and amoral being, whose humanity is painfully on display.

Original title: The Book of Evidence
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery
FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Book of Evidence, the

Book of Evidence, the (1989)
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Language: English

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Book of Evidence, the (June 2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0375725237
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.02 x .59
Pages: 224

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