The Intruder: The most unsettling sociopath you'll meet this year (Paperback)
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The Intruder: The most unsettling sociopath you'll meet this year (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 31/05/2018
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He has the key to hundreds of houses. Maybe even to yours. A gripping, sinister, deeply unsettling novel from the most sociopathic narrator of 2018. Meet Mr Heming... *** William Heming is an estate agent. He's kept a copy of every key to every house he's ever sold. Sometimes he visits them. He lets himself in when the owners are out. But what will happen if he gets caught? What will he do next? *** 'Wonderfully creepy ... a deeply unsettling and original hero' Rosamund Lupton, author of Sister A superbly plotted and genuinely creepy novel' Sunday Express 'A brilliant read, almost unbearably tense at times' Daily Mail 'I loved it - gripping, sinister, original and brilliant' Sophie Hannah, author of Did You See Melody? 'A wonderfully sinister fable of property and obsession' Observer 'One to watch: an eerie page-turning' Cathy Rentzenbrink *Previously published as A Pleasure and A Calling*

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781784163877
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 199 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A wonderfully creepy voice, macabre and blackly comic with a deeply unsettling and original hero." * Rosamund Lupton, author of 'Sister' *
"There is a delicious feeling of complicity in his misdemeanours: Heming gets in side your head as easily as he gets into his neighbours' houses... a superbly plotted and genuinely creepy novel. it deserves to be a bestseller." * Sunday Express *
"A brilliant read, almost unbearably tense at times." * Daily Mail *
"I loved it - gripping, sinister, original and brilliant!" * Sophie Hannah, author of 'Did You See Melody?' *
"Very clever. A creepily alluring voice." * Julia Crouch *
"A wonderfully sinister fable of property and obsession." * Observer *
"Brims with wry wit and taut tension [and] delivers one surprise after another." * The New York Times *
"One to watch: an eerie page-turner." -- Cathy Rentzenbrink * The Bookseller *
"The first-person portrayal of a truly cold-blooded protagonist is a hard thing to pull off, especially one whose outward appearance is so benign but Phil Hogan has created an antihero horrifically ruthless and disquieting." * Guardian *
"You'll definitely want to change your locks after reading this original and darkly funny novel that will send shivers down your spine." * Stylist *

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“Creepy!”

What an eerie, creepy and very sinister read. I LOVED IT!
William is an estate agent who keeps a duplicate key for every property he has sold, he enters the property of his own free will and takes things he thinks... More

Paperback edition
27th December 2017
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“Stand alone? Or first part of a series?”

Firstly, thank you to the publisher for my review copy.
I did enjoy it but I was left wanting there to have been a bit more perhaps?
Good pace, good characters, good story line - everything you want.
But it left me... More

Paperback edition
17th January 2018
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Trevor

“Laborious story with some good moments”

The central character in The Intruder is William Heming and it is probably best to describe him as a type of psychopath. He is uncaring, irresponsible, over confident, selfish and quite content to become physical if... More

Paperback edition
20th December 2017
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