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No Night Is Too Long (1994) [Novel]
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Summary :

Tim Cornish, a creative writing student, sits composing a confession: an admission of a crime committed two years ago that has yet to be discovered.

It began when he first encountered Ivo, a magnetic man, older than himself, and felt compelled to kiss him. By the time they travel together to Alaska's glacial wastes, Tim has fallen in and out of love with Ivo; his real passion is now only for Isabel whom he met in Ivo's absence. The horror of Tim's subsequent journey with Ivo, battling with disgust and despair, may endure in his memory for ever.

Original title: No Night Is Too Long
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: No Night Is Too Long

No Night Is Too Long (1994)
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Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "Inventive, suggestive, addictive, Vine is the mistress of that contradiction in terms, the slow-moving thriller." Mail On Sunday
  • "A dark, watery masterpiece from Vine/Rendell, suffused with sexuality, which explores with hypnotic effect the psychological path between passion and murder." The Times
  • "A deliciously complex book...rich in puzzles and enigma...Barbara Vine is master of her dastardly plot from beginning to end, her Suffolk and Seattle settings are as clear as the Alaskan sky bowl." Evening Standard
  • "What's marvellous about the book is Vine's absolute mastery of mood, time and place...storytelling of the highest order, with a narrative that grips like the Ancient Mariner." Literary Review
  • "With No Night is Too Long, she has written another masterpiece...a remarkable psychological thriller." Harriet Waugh, The Spectator
  • "A dazzling structure of intrigue and suspense...she also stirs deeper questions: the nature of sexual attachments, the power of guilt and what it is that makes people act and change." Joan Bakewell, Sunday Express
  • "Beautifully written and enthralling." Sunday Telegraph
  • "What a terrific treat to settle down with a new Barbara Vine novel...there is no question that with No Night is Too Long [she] is writing at the peak of her powers." Val Hennessy, Daily Mail
  • "A brilliant tale of dangerous liaisons, guilt and redemption." Scotland on Sunday
  • "No Night is Too Long, written in the person of a young homosexual man and containing eerie scenes in Alaska, was her writing at her marvellous best." John Mortimer, Sunday Times
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