9Tail Fox by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

9Tail Fox by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

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A policeman is murdered in San Francisco. And spends the rest of the novel hunting down the man who did it. And trying to get the answer to some terrifying questions. Why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him? This is a novel from one of this or any genre's talented writers - genre writing with a critical track record.

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A noir melding of ancient Chinese folklore, organised crime and cutting edge medical technology. A policeman is murdered in San Francisco. And spends the rest of the novel hunting down the man who did it. And trying to get the answer to some terrifying questions. Why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him. Again. And why is he being haunted by a nine tailed Albino fox? From the shell-shattered streets of Stalingrad in 1942 to the back allys of San Fransico's chinatown, evocative of place, crystal clear in its depiction of character this is literary fantastic fiction at its most compelling from one of the most exciting writers working today.

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SKU GOR003812530
Title 9Tail Fox
Author By (author) Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0575076151
ISBN 13 9780575076150
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
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A noir melding of ancient Chinese folklore, organised crime and cutting edge medical technology. A policeman is murdered in San Francisco. And spends the rest of the novel hunting down the man who did it. And trying to get the answer to some terrifying questions. Why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him. Again. And why is he being haunted by a nine tailed Albino fox? From the shell-shattered streets of Stalingrad in 1942 to the back allys of San Fransico's chinatown, evocative of place, crystal clear in its depiction of character this is literary fantastic fiction at its most compelling from one of the most exciting writers working today.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR003812530
Title 9Tail Fox
Author By (author) Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0575076151
ISBN 13 9780575076150
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
Ex Library No