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Kayode, Femi: Lightseekers

Waterstones Thriller of the Month 'Lightseekers is ripe with all the twists and turns you could hope for... A fast-paced thriller that offers insight into the ever present tensions in a poverty stricken community. An action-packed and spirited debut' Oyinkan Braithwaite, author of My Sister, the Serial Killer Selected as a Best Crime Novel of the Month by The Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian, Observer, Financial Times and Irish Times. Winner of the 2019 UEA Crime Writing Prize, Lightseekers is the start of a major new crime series introducing investigative psychologist Dr Philip Taiwo. When three young students are brutally murdered in a Nigerian university town, their killings - and their killers - are caught on social media. The world knows who murdered them; what no one knows is why. As the legal trial begins, investigative psychologist Philip Taiwo is contacted by the father of one of the boys, desperate for some answers to his son's murder. But Philip is an expert in crowd behaviour and violence, not a detective, and after travelling to the sleepy town that bore witness to the horror, he soon feels dramatically out of his depth. Will he finally be able to uncover the truth of what happened to the Okriki Three?It's difficult to believe this clever, complex and nuanced novel is Femi Kayode's first book. Lightseekers is a carefully plotted and compelling story that explores some of the darker aspects of Nigerian life ... A fantastic debut and I look forward to seeing what's next in store for Dr Philip Taiwo
Autor Kayode, Femi
Verlag Bloomsbury
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2022
Seitenangabe 432 S.
Meldetext innert 2-3 Tage lieferbar
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D2.7 cm 294 g
Coverlag Raven Books (Imprint/Brand)
Waterstones Thriller of the Month 'Lightseekers is ripe with all the twists and turns you could hope for... A fast-paced thriller that offers insight into the ever present tensions in a poverty stricken community. An action-packed and spirited debut' Oyinkan Braithwaite, author of My Sister, the Serial Killer Selected as a Best Crime Novel of the Month by The Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian, Observer, Financial Times and Irish Times. Winner of the 2019 UEA Crime Writing Prize, Lightseekers is the start of a major new crime series introducing investigative psychologist Dr Philip Taiwo. When three young students are brutally murdered in a Nigerian university town, their killings - and their killers - are caught on social media. The world knows who murdered them; what no one knows is why. As the legal trial begins, investigative psychologist Philip Taiwo is contacted by the father of one of the boys, desperate for some answers to his son's murder. But Philip is an expert in crowd behaviour and violence, not a detective, and after travelling to the sleepy town that bore witness to the horror, he soon feels dramatically out of his depth. Will he finally be able to uncover the truth of what happened to the Okriki Three?It's difficult to believe this clever, complex and nuanced novel is Femi Kayode's first book. Lightseekers is a carefully plotted and compelling story that explores some of the darker aspects of Nigerian life ... A fantastic debut and I look forward to seeing what's next in store for Dr Philip Taiwo
Fr. 18.50
ISBN: 978-1-5266-1757-6
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