Let the Dead Lie

Let the Dead Lie

A Novel

Book - 2010
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A stunning novel about murder, power, and a dangerous South African underworld. Cooper works undercover surveillance on the seedy Durban docks, but when a young boy is brutally murdered he must elude the police to conduct his own investigation. He discovers an international tussle for the political soul of South Africa.
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2010.
Edition: 1st Washington Square Press pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781416586227
1416586229
Branch Call Number: Fic Nunn
Characteristics: vi, 382 p. ; 21 cm.

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LauraSteinert
Jul 27, 2014

Emmanuel continues to grow as he struggles with his new classification as a nonwhite. Cut off from his sister, abandoned by his fellow officers, he is working alone in a city far from home.
As Apartheid tightens its grip on the country, more atrocities befall those without white documentation.
Please read A Beautiful Place to Die before reading this book. But once you do you'll be hooked on the series.

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bookbet
Feb 12, 2011

Set in South Africa during the 1950's, this novel captures the life and times of "old" South Africa. This is one of several South African titles recommended as a companion read to the newer novels coming out of South Africa.

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