Dancer Upstairs by Nicholas Shakespeare
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Dancer Upstairs
By Nicholas Shakespeare

The Dancer Upstairs

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Dancer Upstairs by Nicholas Shakespeare

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This novel explores one of the most astonishing stories in the whole history of twentieth century terrorism. Colonel Rejas was the policeman charged with the task of capturing the Peruvian guerrilla leader Ezequiel, but having been dismissed he finds the burden of silence and secrecy too heavy. On meeting Dyer, a foreign correspondent, he is moved to relate the tortuous progress of the manhunt for the first time. The Dancer Upstairs is a story reminiscent of Graham Greene and John le Carre - tense, intricate and heartbreaking.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099466567
ISBN-10: 0099466562
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Nicholas Shakespeare

Stories from Other Places by Nicholas Shakespeare Stories from Other Places, Paperback (September 2016)

Presents stories that take us around the globe and into the intimate lives of the author's characters and the dilemmas and temptations they face. This title tells the little-known history of the only enemy attack on Australian soil during the Great War, when, in January 1915, the outback town of Broken Hill was rocked by horrifying events.

Priscilla by Nicholas Shakespeare Priscilla, Paperback (July 2014)

For Priscilla, pre-war Paris was an exciting carousel of suitors, soirees and heartbreak, and eventually a lavish wedding to a French aristocrat. But the arrival of the Nazi tanks signalled the end of life as a Vicomtesse, and the beginning of a precarious existence under German Occupation.

Vision of Elena Silves by Nicholas Shakespeare Vision of Elena Silves, Paperback (September 2013)

In the Amazon city of Belen, in the heart of the Peruvian jungle, three old men sit on a bench. They sit in the square every day under the hot sun, remembering the women they loved and the world when it was a better place.

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Author Biography - Nicholas Shakespeare

Nicholas Shakespeare was born in 1957. The son of a diplomat, much of his youth was spent in the Far East and South America. His novels have been translated into twenty languages. They include The Vision of Elena Silves, winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, Snowleg and The Dancer Upstairs, which was chosen by the American Libraries Association in 1997 as the year's best novel, and in 2001 was made into a film of the same name by John Malkovich. His most recent novel is Secrets of the Sea. He is married with two small boys and currently lives in Oxford.

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