Matter of Death and Life by Andrey Kurkov
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Matter of Death and Life
By Andrey Kurkov

A Matter of Death and Life

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Matter of Death and Life by Andrey Kurkov

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Marital troubles? Sick of life? Suicide the answer? Why not get yourself a contract killer? Nothing easier, provided you communicate only by phone and box number. You give him your photograph, specify when and where to find you, then sit back and prepare to die. Murdered, you will be of greater interest than ever you were in life. More to him than met the eye will be the judgment. A mysterious killing lives long in the popular memory. Our hero meticulously plans his own demise, except for one detail: what if he suddenly decides he wants to live?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099461586
ISBN-10: 0099461587
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 8mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrey Kurkov

Andrey Kurkov was born in St Petersburg in 1961. Having graduated from the Kiev Foreign Languages Institute, he worked for some time as a journalist, did his military service as a prison warder in Odessa, then became a film cameraman, writer of screenplays and author of critically acclaimed and popular novels, including the cult bestseller Death and the Penguin.

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