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Only Forward

by Michael Marshall Smith

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction The Evergreens Thriller and Suspense

Only Forward Synopsis

Michael Marshall Smith's surreal, groundbreaking, and award-winning debut which resonates with wild humour interlaced with dark recollections of an emotional minefield. May we introduce you to Stark. Oh, and by the way - good luck. Stark is the private investigator who goes to work when Something Happens to you. And when a Something happens it's no good chanting 'go away go away go away' and cowering in a corner, because a Something always comes from your darkest past and won't be beaten until you face it. And that's not easy in a city where reality is twisting and broken, a world in which friends can become enemies in a heartbeat - and where your most secret fear can become a soul-shredding reality. And the worst of it is, for this nightmare you don't even have to be asleep...

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Only Forward Press Reviews

'A major work indeed'
TODAY

'Smith delivers that rarest of commodities: a genuinely new twist with a punchline of CRYING GAME proportions'
TIME OUT

'No one writes better than Smith about love...No one writes better about being wasted ... Nigh-on unique.'
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ISBN: 9780008117443
Publication date: 07/05/2015
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780006512660
Publication date: 06/07/1998
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008117443
Publication date: 7th May 2015
Author: Michael Marshall Smith
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 322 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, The Evergreens, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Science fiction,

About Michael Marshall Smith

Michael Marshall Smith (who dropped the “Smith” to write The Straw Men) lives in north London with his wife Paula, and is currently working on screenplays and his next book, while providing two cats with somewhere warm and comfortable to sit.

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