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Dry Season by Dan Smith
  

Dry Season

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A powerful and moving debut novel of one man's search for redemption deep in the badlands of South America...

If you like Dan Smith you might also like to read books by David Benioff, Tom Rob Smith and James Meek.

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Dry Season by Dan Smith

On the banks of a sprawling Brazilian river lies Sao Tiago - a small town without a conscience, forsaken by its people and by God - the perfect place for a fallen priest to escape his past. Sam whiles away his time drinking and fishing, but when one bloody night he helps a dying stranger, he feels a change is coming. Soon Sam catches the attention of the dead man's employer, the formidable Catarina Da Silva whose hypnotic gaze he has trouble resisting. But little does he know that in a place where life is cheap, love can be deadly. Trapped in Da Silva's dangerous web, Sam finds himself plummeting towards Sao Tiago's dark heart. And as the heavens finally open, he must face his past if he is to find redemption...

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'Exciting...the fallen priest hero is a great creation.'
CATHOLIC HERALD

'Atmospheric...This vivid thriller has echoes of Conrad's Heart of Darkness.'
BIG ISSUE CYMRU

About the Author

Dan Smith

Dan Smith's first 18 years were spent following his parents across the world to Africa, Indonesia and Brazil. He has been writing short stories for as long as he can remember and has been shortlisted for the Royal Literary Fund mentor scheme and the NORTHERN WRITER'S AWARDS. DRY SEASON is inspired by the four years he spent living in the interior of Brazil. He lives in Newcastle with his wife and two young children.

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Publication date

3rd March 2011

Author

Dan Smith

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Publisher

Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780753829325

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