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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
Awesome. Some will find the premise disturbing. - Goodreads
Heart breaking but a total page turner. - Goodreads
he's not too keen on happy endings thats for sure - Goodreads
And a word of advice: just blank out the wor - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

A tough book to get into as the format itself was not one I was familiar with. A never ending letter to the worlds biggest name in terror, one woman's story of resolve in the aftermath of a tragedy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tamzin - Goodreads

This one is not for the faint hearted, there were parts I could not read as it all got a bit graphic, like how I close my eyes & ears in the scary parts of a movie, but it was only a page or 2 here ... Read full review

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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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