I Know What I Saw (Hardback)Imran Mahmood (author)
- Coming soon
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 384
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
It's a truly Hitchcockian thriller ride, a white-knuckle ride through the tortuous labyrinth of human memory. -- Chris Brookmyre
Imran Mahmood's new book opens with a bang. When homeless Xander Shute wanders into a seemingly empty house he unwittingly witnesses a murder. But the police claim that almost nothing of what he has seen exists. Is Xander losing his mind? Soon the net tightens as a murder is discovered and Xander becomes the prime suspect. Mahmood, following his innovative, breakout hit, You Don't Know Me, once again delivers a twisting narrative full of surprises and blind alleys. Psychological noir at its most gripping. -- Vaseem Khan
Mahmood has a rare gift for combining hypnotic prose with a page-turning pace. A gripping and beautiful read. -- Ayisha Malik
Spectacular - an absolute treat. -- A. A. Dhand
I stayed up way past lights out last night to finish what was in short a quite phenomenal novel. Having absolutely loved You Don't Know Me, I was fairly certain this one would be good too, but it was far better than I could have hoped. What an astonishing voice Imran has created for Xander, at once intelligent, resourceful and yet also deeply flawed. I thought the complex plot was handled masterfully, and that double punch at the end was superb. I thoroughly enjoyed it. -- James Oswald
I didn't think Mahmood could top You Don't Know Me but he most certainly has. A searing take-down of privilege, our unequal society and indeed of traditional crime whodunnits. Mahmood writes sympathetically and intelligently about people who live on the fringes of society. -- Gillian McAllister
Smart, atmospheric, poignant, and will keep you hooked. -- Saima Mir
This complex mystery (set on the streets of London) took my breath away. Themes of memory, privilege & identity - it's a book that that pulls you in deep. Gripping and utterly immersive. Mahmood is a master storyteller -- Will Dean
A tense literary thriller about the lies we persist in telling ourselves and our inability to escape our damaged pasts - packed with moments of pathos and unexpected humour. I believed completely in Xander Shute. -- Sarah Vaughan
I Know What I Saw takes us on a tense, nerve-jangling journey into the world of Xander Shute who believes he's witnessed a murder, but also makes us question our own preconceptions towards people who've fallen through society's cracks. Intelligent and thought-provoking, it marks a welcome return for a supremely talented writer. -- Abir Mukherjee
Clever, mercilessly addictive and deeply thought-provoking, I Know What I Saw blends a dynamite plot with heartfelt characterisation. Wonderful. -- Chris Whitaker
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