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Author: Timothy Findley
Publisher: Faber And Faber Ltd.
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
Genre: Novel
Lust. Infidelity. Betrayal. Murder. On a summer evening a gardener's spade slices a telephone cable into distant silence. The resulting disconnection is devastating. With the failure of one call to reach the house, an ambitious young actor becomes the victim of sexual blackmail. The blocking of a second call leads tragically to murder. And when the telephone repairman arrives to mend the broken line, his innocent yet irresistible male beauty has explosive consequences. A sensual, witty and completely absorbing novel, Spadework tells a story that ripples with ever-widening repercussions.
ISBN: 9780571214549
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