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Stardust by Joseph Kanon

Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier returns from war to the news that his filmmaker brother Daniel has died in mysterious circumstances -- the papers say it was an accident, but others suspect suicide. Daniel was a heroic figure who helped many prominent German intellectuals escape Europe before the war and then settled in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife, Liesl. Why would a man with such a bright future take his own life? Could he have been murdered? Beneath the surface shine of the movie business lies a darker world where even the biggest stars and star-makers are vulnerable to old secrets being exposed and old loyalties tested...

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Stardust is sensational! No one writes period fiction with the same style and suspense - not to mention substance - as Joseph Kanon. A terrific read. -- Scott Turow The new Joe Kanon is one of the best, Stardust is the perfect combination of intrigue and accurate history brought to life. -- Alan Furst Spectacular in every way...wonderfully imagined, wonderfully written, an urgent personal mystery set against the sweep of glamorous and sinister history. Joseph Kanon owns this corner of the literary landscape and it's a joy to see him reassert his title with such emphatic authority. -- Lee Child


About the Author

Joseph Kanon was a publisher for many years, but turned poacher by becoming a novelist with his first, bestselling, thriller LOS ALAMOS, which was awarded the Edgar for the best first novel of 1997.

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Book Info

Publication date

14th April 2011

Author

Joseph Kanon

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Author's Website

josephkanon.com/

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847398338

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