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A Blow to the Heart By Marcel Theroux

A Blow to the Heart
by Marcel Theroux

The violent death of Daisy's husband leaves her a widow at 32, obliterating everything she has lived for. Daisy stalks the man, a small-time criminal and boxer called Joel Heath and pursues him in secret into the twilight world of professional boxing.
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A Blow to the Heart by Marcel Theroux

The violent death of Daisy's husband leaves her a widow at 32, obliterating everything she has lived for. As she struggles to build a new life, a chance encounter with her husband's killer becomes the starting point of a journey into obsessive hatred. Daisy stalks the man, a small-time criminal and boxer called Joel Heath and pursues him in secret into the twilight world of professional boxing. She befriends Tate, a boxing has-been, and his deaf protege Isaac, in order to strike back at Heath. But Isaac's disability and his once-in-a-lifetime talent present Daisy with harder choices and more dangerous opponents than she could ever have imagined. This taut intelligent book is a thriller with a brain and a heart.

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A Blow to the Heart Reviews


"'A compelling thriller... builds to an exhilarating climax.' The Times"

About Marcel Theroux


Marcel Theroux is a novelist and broadcaster. He recently fronted a channel 4 documentary about Climate. His second novel, THE PAPERCHASE, won the Somerset Maugham award.

Additional information

GOR001249702
A Blow to the Heart by Marcel Theroux
Marcel Theroux
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2007-07-05
224
0571229522
9780571229529
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