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The Speed of Light Paperback – 1 October 2007

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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Pb; 1st edition (1 October 2007)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0747585911
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0747585916
  • Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.8 x 19.8 cm
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'Cercas's writing has echoes of Scott Fitzgerald in the intense, shining clarity of its emotion, and of Faulkner' Independent 'A deeply affecting novel. A reflection on war, friendship, success and failure ... Cercas's novel carries a powerful warning for the war-hungry modern world' Scotland on Sunday 'Presents his narrator's foibles in a lucid, supple prose, well-matched to the novel's darker elements' Financial Times 'Engrossing ... it has verve and flair' Time Out

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The new novel from the bestselling author of Soldiers of Salamis uncovers the harrowing secrets at the centre of two men's intertwined lives.

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