The Body by the Shore by Tabish Khair

The Body by the Shore

Tabish Khair

280 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction mystery science fiction thriller mysterious reflective tense medium-paced


A novel of suspense and intrigue set in the post-pandemic world Harris Maloub, a killer with an erased official past, now in his fifties, is visited by someone who could not be alive and given an assignment. In Aarhus, Denmark, Jens Erik, police o...

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adventurous 50%


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