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Potboiler

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 400 Seiten
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Beschreibung

Torn between envy and grief when his oldest friend dies, college professor Arthur struggles with his failed ambitions while reflecting on his late friend's successes and marriage to a woman Arthur loves, with whom he reconnects over a series of surreal events. By the award-winning author of The Executor. Reprint.

#160;“Very funny—and insightful.”—Booklist

“Truly funny observations about publishing, what merits good writing, and the excesses of the thriller genre.”—Library Journal



Autorentext

Jesse Kellerman is the author of Potboiler, The Executor, The Genius, Trouble, Sunstroke. and with Jonathan Kellerman, The Golem of Hollywood. His books and plays have won several awards and an Edgar Award nomination. He lives in California.



Klappentext

An Edgar(R) Award Nominee for Best Novel Jesse Kellerman—the international bestselling author of The Executor and The Genius—brings his prodigious talent to bear on a topic he knows well in this hilarious and surprising spin on the modern blockbuster thriller novel.

Missing for months after a tragic boating accident, William de Vallée, the superstar thriller writer, is pronounced dead. His oldest friend, Arthur Pfefferkorn, receives the news with an unsettling mix of grief and envy. A middle-aged college professor with long-dead literary aspirations, Pfefferkorn can't help but feel outshone by his friend's success—especially since he married the woman Pfefferkorn loved.

But now Bill is gone, and Pfefferkorn is there to comfort Carlotta in her time of grief. Reconnecting with de Vallée's widow makes more than one of his dreams come true . . . until it plunges him into a shadowy world of intrigue and double crosses, where no one can be trusted—and nothing can be taken seriously.



Zusammenfassung
An Edgar(R) Award Nominee for Best Novel

Jesse Kellerman—the international bestselling author of The Executor and The Genius—brings his prodigious talent to bear on a topic he knows well in this hilarious and surprising spin on the modern blockbuster thriller novel.

Missing for months after a tragic boating accident, William de Vallée, the superstar thriller writer, is pronounced dead. His oldest friend, Arthur Pfefferkorn, receives the news with an unsettling mix of grief and envy. A middle-aged college professor with long-dead literary aspirations, Pfefferkorn can’t help but feel outshone by his friend’s success—especially since he married the woman Pfefferkorn loved.

But now Bill is gone, and Pfefferkorn is there to comfort Carlotta in her time of grief. Reconnecting with de Vallée’s widow makes more than one of his dreams come true . . . until it plunges him into a shadowy world of intrigue and double crosses, where no one can be trusted—and nothing can be taken seriously.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Potboiler
Untertitel: UK title = I'll Catch You
Autor:
EAN: 9780515153026
ISBN: 978-0-515-15302-6
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Krimis, Thriller & Horror
Anzahl Seiten: 400
Gewicht: 215g
Größe: H27mm x B189mm x T108mm
Jahr: 2013

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