With Superb Confidence, Lavender Constructs A Brilliant Fictional Web Of Lies, Inventively Warping The Psychological Thriller To Fit The Confines Of A Scholarly Investigation Kirkus Reviews When The Students In Winchester University S Logic And Reasoning Arrive For Their First Day Of Class, They Are Greeted Not With A Syllabus Or Texts, But With A Startling Assignment From Professor Williams Find A Hypothetical Missing Girl Named Polly If After Being Given A Series Of Clues And Details The Class Has Not Found Her Before The End Of The Term In Six Weeks, She Will Be MurderedAt First The Students Are As Intrigued By The Premise Of Their Puzzle As They Are Wary Of The Strange And Slightly Creepy Professor Williams But As They Delve Deeper Into The Mystery, They Begin To Wonder Is The Polly Story Simply A Logic Exercise, Designed To Teach Them Rational Thinking Skills, Or Could It Be Something Sinister And Dangerous The Mystery Soon Takes Over The Lives Of Three Students As They Find Disturbing Connections Between Polly And Themselves Characters That Were Supposedly Fictitious Begin To Emerge In Reality Soon, The Boundary Between The Classroom Assignment And The Real World Becomes Blurred And The Students Wonder If It Is Their Own Lives They Are Being Asked To Save From The Hardcover Edition
Will Lavender is the author of the novel OBEDIENCE, which was translated into fourteen languages and was a New York Times bestseller in 2008.
- 289 pages
- Will Lavender
- 22 September 2017 Will Lavender