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The Hours Before Dawn

Simmons, Chris (onlnie editor), Fremlin, Celia, Wilson, Laura (crime reviewer)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: FABER & FABER
Published: July 6, 2017
ISBN: 9780571338122
256 pages
Country of publication: United Kingdom

£7.99

Discover the original psychological thriller… Winner of the 1960 Edgar Award for best mystery novel. ‘A lost masterpiece.’ PETER SWANSON ‘A flawless masterclass in tension from the talented Ms Fremlin.’ SARAH HILARY

Louise would give anything – anything – for a good night’s sleep. Forget the girls running errant in the garden and bothering the neighbours. Forget her husband who seems oblivious to it all. If the baby would just stop crying, everything would be fine. Or would it? What if Louise’s growing fears about the family’s new lodger, who seems to share all of her husband’s interests, are real? What could she do, and would anyone even believe her? Maybe, if she could get just get some rest, she’d be able to think straight. In a new edition of this lost classic, The Hours Before Dawn proves – scarily – as relevant to readers today as it was when Celia Fremlin first wrote it in the 1950s.

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