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Assumption

Peep Inside a Beehive by Anna Milbourne

Author: Percival Everett

£9.99

Availability: 1 in stock (can be backordered)

Format:Paperback

Page Count:240

Date Published:21 Mar 2024

ISBN:9781035036424

Synopsis

In Assumption, the follow-up to the wickedly funny I Am Not Sidney Poitier, Percival Everett is in top form as he once again upends our expectations about characters, plot, race, and meaning. Ogden Walker, deputy sheriff of a small New Mexico town, is on the trail of an old woman’s murderer. But at the crime scene, his are the only footprints leading up to and away from her door.

Something is amiss, and even his mother knows it. As other cases pile up, Ogden gives chase, pursuing flimsy leads for even flimsier reasons. His hunt takes him from the seamier side of Denver to a hippie commune as he seeks the puzzling solution.

A wild ride to the heart of a baffling mystery, Assumption is a literary thriller like no other from the author of Erasure, now an Oscar-nominated feature film. Part of the Picador Collection, a series celebrating fifty years of Picador books and showcasing the best of modern literature.

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