Incendiary

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Aug 16, 2005 - Fiction - 320 pages
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When a massive suicide bomb explodes at a London soccer match a woman loses both her four-year-old son and her husband. But the bombing is only the beginning. In a voice alive with grief, compassion, and startling humor, Incendiary is a stunning debut of one ordinary life blown apart by terror.


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Great writing, compelling story. - Goodreads
Difficult to read but absolutely excellent. - Goodreads
he's not too keen on happy endings thats for sure - Goodreads
Heart breaking but a total page turner. - Goodreads
Character development is great. - Goodreads
But the ending made you feel awful. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Pauline - Goodreads

Story of a fictional terrorist bombing that happens in London. The book is a woman writing a letter to Osama. Depressing but oh so good! Read full review

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User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

This was an intense, scary read. Is this what happens when the terrorists win? Read full review

About the author (2005)

Chris Cleave took a degree at Oxford and worked for The Daily Telegraph. He lives in Surrey with his wife and son.


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