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The Wishing Game, Paperback / softback Book


In the bleak winter term of 1954 something terrible happens at Kirkston Abbey School for Boys.

Forty years later a journalist hovers near the truth, buried long ago by the panicked authorities. Kirkston Abbey is no place for the weak: its rules are harsh and its discipline savage.

So the struggling Jonathan Palmer cannot believe his luck when Richard Rokeby - tough, handsome, aloof - befriends him. But Rokeby's possessive friendship is suffocating and, what starts out as an innocent game amongst friends, takes a shocking turn as Palmer finds himself powerless to stop Rokeby from unleashing a horrifying fate on them all. A brilliantly clever psychological thriller, The Wishing Game launched Redmond to his bestseller status.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780751558920

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