The Manual of Detection

Product Number: EB00398262
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101019962
Publisher: Penguin Books
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"This debut novel weaves the kind of mannered fantasy that might result if Wes Anderson were to adapt Kafka." --The New Yorker Reminiscent of imaginative fiction from Jorge Luis Borges to Jasper Fforde yet dazzlingly original, The Manual of Detection marks the debut of a prodigious young talent. Charles Unwin toils as a clerk at a huge, imperious detective agency located in an unnamed city always slick with rain. When Travis Sivart, the agency's most illustrious detective, is murdered, Unwin is suddenly promoted and must embark on an utterly bizarre quest for the missing investigator that leads him into the darkest corners of his soaking, somnolent city. What ensues is a noir fantasy of exquisite craftsmanship, as taut as it is mind- blowing, that draws readers into a dream world that will change what they think about how they think.

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Author(s): Jedediah Berry
Original Publish Date: Feb 19, 2009

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Author(s): Jedediah Berry
Narrator(s): Pete Larkin
Product Number DB424
Released: May 28, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781598878707
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Author(s): Jedediah Berry
Narrator(s): Pete Larkin
Product Number Z10007263
Released: Feb 19, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781598878783

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