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The Bad Fire (The Glasgow Novels) by [Campbell Armstrong]

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“[Armstrong] not only has a whiplash style, he also has a gift for understanding character, and his dialogue rings true.” —The New York Times

“Armstrong is among the most intriguing of writers . . . near to unputdownable.” —
GQ

“A thrilling, complex plot with characters that bring the city of Glasgow to life.” —
The Journal (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

“Excellent . . . A real page-turning plot, lush with rich Glasgow dialogue and dark humour, liberally peppered with ruthless violence. In short, a sure-fire bestseller.” —
Evening Express (Aberdeen)

“Armstrong creates electric tension.” —
The Daily Telegraph

“Armstrong has discovered a way with words that raises him above the routine level of the marketplace.” —
The Times (London)

About the Author

Campbell Armstrong (1944–2013) was an international bestselling author best known for his thriller series featuring British counterterrorism agent Frank Pagan, and his quartet of Glasgow Novels, featuring detective Lou Perlman. Two of these, White Rage and Butcher, were nominated for France’s Prix du Polar. Armstrong’s novels Assassins & Victims and The Punctual Rape won Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Awards.

Born in Glasgow and educated at the University of Sussex, Armstrong worked as a book editor in London and taught creative writing at universities in the United States.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00RWJPN2M
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller (February 17, 2015)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 17, 2015
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1385 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 384 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

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1.0 out of 5 stars I am now afraid to buy this book (although I would love to read it) incase I'm sent the same size
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