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The Shining Girls

ISBN 
9781415205051
Format 
Epdf
Recommended Price 
R175.00
Published 
April 2013
About the book: 
Chicago, 1931. A strange house gives serial-killer Harper the power to travel through time; to hunt and kill his ‘shining girls’. They’re bright young women full of spark – until he cuts it out of them, leaving clues from different times behind to taunt fate. Kirby, the 90s girl, survives his attack and turns the hunt around. 
 
Tracing Harper’s bloody trail of victims – from a glowing dancer in the 30s to a tough welder in the 40s and a bombshell architect in the 50s – Kirby is running out of time trying to solve an impossible mystery. And Harper is heading towards her once again.
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About the Author
Lauren Beukes is the author of the international sensation The Shining Girls,  a novel that has been translated into 26 languages. Her other books include  Moxyland, Maverick, Broken Monsters,  and  Zoo City,  winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award. She has worked in journalism, satire, documentary-making and children’s TV, and writes comics for DC Vertigo.  She lives in Cape Town. 
 
 
Photograph © Tabitha Guy

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