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A Lesson in Violence Jordan Harper

A Lesson in Violence By Jordan Harper

A Lesson in Violence by Jordan Harper


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Summary

Thelma and Louise meets Breaking Bad: a gritty, violent pursuit thriller with a heart.

A Lesson in Violence Summary

A Lesson in Violence by Jordan Harper

*** WINNER OF THE BEST FIRST NOVEL AWARD AT THE EDGARS 2018 ***
'Striking...visceral, violent and utterly compelling, it nevertheless shines with humanity' Daily Mail

'Burns bright and fast' Peter Swanson, author of Sunday Times bestseller Her Every Fear

A GRITTY, PROPULSIVE DEBUT ABOUT A FATHER, A DAUGHTER, AND THE HARDEST LESSONS IN LIFE...

'If nowhere was safe for her, then the only place he could let her be was with him'
Meet Polly: eleven years old and smart beyond her years. But she's a loner, always on the outside, until she is unexpectedly reunited with her father.
Meet Nate: fresh out of jail and driving a stolen car, Nate takes Polly from the safety of her quiet existence into a world of robbery, violence and the constant threat of death.

And he does it to save her life.

A Lesson in Violence is a gripping and emotionally wrenching novel that upends even our most long-held expectations about heroes, villains and victims. Nate takes Polly to save her life, but in the end it may very well be Polly who saves him.

'This fast-paced and gritty page turner explores the ways in which love can both brutalize and redeem us' Amy Engel, author of The Roanoke Girls

'Urgent and beautiful. The writing is as sharp as broken glass but it's the characters who will stay with you, bloody hearts pinned on their sleeves and struggling for redemption and towards each other' Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls

'One of the best debuts I've ever read' Simon Toyne, author of Sunday Times bestseller Solomon Creed

'The language is searing, the action relentless, the beauty wrenched from ugliness truly astounding' Robin Wasserman, author of Girls on Fire

'An extremely impressive debut' Peter Swanson, author of Sunday Times bestseller The Kind Worth Killing

'Darkly irresistible...in Polly McClusky, the eleven-year-old girl at the heart of his , Jordan Harper gives us a hero for our times' Megan Abbott

About Jordan Harper

Jordan Harper was born and educated in Missouri. He's worked as an ad man, a rock critic and a journalist and currently lives in Los Angeles. He writes for shows including Gotham and was lead writer on The Mentalist.

Additional information

GOR009042957
9781471158971
1471158977
A Lesson in Violence by Jordan Harper
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2018-03-22
288
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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