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The Shape of Snakes Paperback – 2 May 2008

3.4 out of 5 stars 45 customer reviews

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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Pan; Reprints edition (2 May 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1865086290
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330373258
  • ASIN: 0330373250
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 2.6 x 17.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars 45 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,343,404 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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November 1978. And in a London suburban street, a disturbed West Indian woman is apparently the victim of a road accident. Yet the young married woman who narrates this mesmerising tale and found her dying at the roadside, is strangely convinced that she was murdered. This leads to her spending the next 20 years doggedly digging out the truth from what turns out to be a cesspool of intrigue and lies from which some terrible truths finally emerge. Letters and photographs are intermittently inserted into an insidiously spellbinding narrative that culminates in a shockingly believable climax.

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