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Fear: The most original thriller of 2018 (Paperback)
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Fear: The most original thriller of 2018 (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 25/01/2018
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You'd die for your family. But would you kill for them?

Family is everything.

So what if yours was being terrorised by a neighbour - a man who doesn't listen to reason, whose actions become more erratic and sinister with each passing day? And those you thought would help - the police, your lawyer - can't help you.

You become afraid to leave your family at home alone. But there's nothing more you can do to protect them.

Is there?

'FEAR shifts our moral codes. It makes us sympathetic to violent revenge, accessories to murder. Do we want the victim to survive? No, we don't' - HERMAN KOCH, bestselling author of THE DINNER

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781409175889
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 234 x 154 x 22 mm


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A terrific, original thriller, and a marvellous exploration of the psychology of menace - I loved it * JOANNE HARRIS *
I'm intrigued by Dirk Kurbjuweit's novel FEAR, about a stalker living downstairs * LIONEL SHRIVER, Observer's Best Holiday Reads 2017 *
Its layers of paranoia and memories are brilliantly done to play on every parents' deepest fears - including mine * FIONA BARTON, bestselling author of THE WIDOW *
FEAR shifts our moral codes. It makes us sympathetic to violent revenge, accessories to murder. Do we want the victim to survive? No, we don't. Long after I had put this book down I still didn't. A great achievement * HERMAN KOCH, bestselling author of THE DINNER *
I loved it. So rich and claustrophobic. An unsettling tale of merciless self-scrutiny * RENEE KNIGHT, Sunday Times bestselling author of DISCLAIMER *
FEAR grips you from the get-go. A creeping, creepy and darkly-hued tale of family, fatherhood and failure, it is also a deliciously suspenseful thriller, an intelligent investigation into guilt and a superb slice of bourgeois domestic noir * STAV SHEREZ, author of A DARK REDEMPTION *
Thought-provoking and intelligent, calling into question our own values when dealing with those on the fringes of society.. Genuinely chilling, and a compelling read * ELIZABETH HAYNES, bestselling author of INTO THE DARKEST CORNER *
The most original thriller of the year * NETGALLEY *
FEAR is a smart, psychologically complex and morally acute fable decked out in the garb of an intricate thriller... [and] a wry, complex, at times disturbing survey of middle-class life * SYDNEY MORNING HERALD *

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“Gets your under skin.....”

Fear questions our moral code ; would you die for your family or would you kill for them ?

It is utterly grasping page turner, so good that literally gets your under skin and makes you forget about anything else as... More

Hardback edition
7th January 2018
Helpful? Upvote 40

“This thriller will give you nightmares!”

This is such a unique quirky read but it is also the first read this year to give me literal nightmares!
The plot and themes really get inside your head.
Fear is written by German author Dirk Kurbjweit and loosely... More

Hardback edition
20th November 2017
Helpful? Upvote 13

“Chilling crime novel, unlike anything I have read before!”

I was lucky enough to read an advanced copy of this book and was hooked from page 1. You know the ending the within the first few pages and then you are lead through the run up to the book's main tragic event.... More

Hardback edition
6th July 2017
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