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Night Train By Martin Amis

Night Train
by Martin Amis

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A sharp twist on the noir genre from one of England's finest fiction writers'I worked one hundred murders,' says Detective Mike Hoolihan, an American policewoman.
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Night Train by Martin Amis

A sharp twist on the noir genre from one of England's finest fiction writers 'I worked one hundred murders,' says Detective Mike Hoolihan, an American policewoman. 'In my time I have come in on the aftermath of maybe a thousand suspicious deaths, most of which turned out to be suicides, accidentals or plain unattendeds. So I've seen them all: jumpers, stumpers, dumpers, dunkers, bleeders, floaters, poppers, bursters. But of all the bodies I have ever seen none has stayed with me, in my gut, like the body of Jennifer Rockwell. I say all this because I am part of the story I am going to tell, and I feel the need to give you some idea of where I'm coming from.' Night Train is a mystery story which lingers in the reader's mind even after Mike Hoolihan declares the case closed. `Tough, noir, Chandleresque' Independent `Night Train is both delicate and bruising - a long drawn-out blue note. The book hangs around in the mind like smoke in a jazz club' Telegraph Magazine

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Night Train Reviews


"Exhilarating...hugely enjoyable... Night Train, like everything Martin Amis has written, shines with disciplined linguistic exuberance in every syllable"
"Night Train is both delicate and bruising - a long drawn-out blue note. The book hangs around in the mind like smoke in a jazz club" * Telegraph Magazine *
"A virtuoso performance. Deliciously readable, highly polished... Mr Amis has created a quicksilver narrative that grabs the reader and refuses to let go" * New York Times *
"Night Train pushes the boundaries of noir almost to the edge of darkness" * Time *
"A work of dark romanticism, a tale of possession... prose crackling with wit and invention" * New York Times Book Review *

About Martin Amis


Martin Amis is the author of fourteen novels, the memoir Experience, two collections of stories and six collections of non-fiction. He lives in New York.

Additional information

GOR000563659
Night Train by Martin Amis
Martin Amis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1998-10-01
160
0099748711
9780099748717
N/A
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