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By the Pricking of Her Thumb, Paperback / softback Book

By the Pricking of Her Thumb Paperback / softback


Private Investigator Alma is caught up in another impossible murder.

One of the world's four richest people may be dead - but nobody is sure which one.

Hired to discover the truth behind the increasingly bizarre behaviour of the ultra-rich, Alma must juggle treating her terminally ill lover with a case which may not have a victim. Inspired by the films of Kubrick, this stand-alone novel returns to the near-future of THE REAL-TOWN MURDERS, and puts Alma on a path to a world she can barely understand.

Witty, moving and with a mystery deep at its heart, this novel again shows Adam Roberts' mastery of the form.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
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  • Category: Science fiction
  • ISBN: 9781473221512

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