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
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  - Whitney - Goodreads

I feel about this book very much the same as with Little Bee. Cleave is a very talented author. It's one of those rare experiences when you reread sentences just to admire his use of simple imagery to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

This was not like the movie. It did keep me interested. 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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