The Light of Day

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Author(s): Graham Swift
Awards:2003-Fiction-Longlist-Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Apr 28, 2003
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.15 hours)
Product Number: Z10009437
Released: Apr 28, 2003
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781598873061
Narrator/s: Graeme Malcolm
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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Description

This novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of Last Orders is a luminous and gripping tale of love, murder, and redemption.

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RBdigital Unlimited Audio - Pub Library - US Collection
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eBook
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Author(s): Graham Swift
Product Number EB00170313
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307428929

Professional reviews

"This is an intense, beautifully written novel that recounts one day in the life of George Webb, once a police detective (dismissed for "corrupt practices"), now a private investigator specializing in domestic cases. The novel is about why we do what we do. So, along with the day's events, we hear George's version of how his past has made him who he is. Graeme Malcolm's reading is wonderful. George Webb, the central character, is also the narrator for most of the novel, and Malcolm becomes Webb. His reading makes us believe and almost understand all of Webb's "why did I ..." and "if only I had ..." The story jumps between different periods in Webb's past and his immediate present, yet Malcolm never lets us become lost. In his voice, we always know where we are because we know George. R.E.K. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

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