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Book cover ofDeath Water
  • Author: Paul JOHNSTON
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Published: 1999
  • Description: Hardback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Edition: First
  • ISBN-10: 0340717033
  • Ref: 4400
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A First UK edition hardback with a full 1 to 10 number sequence indicating a first printing.   In very good condition for its age.  Tanning to pages.  The dust jacket is complete, still shows the price, but is showing some signs of wear at the extremities.

SYNOPSIS:  “Set in Edinburgh in 2025. An independent, almost crime-free oasis surrounded by anarchic city states. Except global warming has turned the summer into the Big Heat and water, like everything else, is strictly rationed. Citizens now live only for the weekly lottery draw while serving the tourists in the year-round festival. So when a recent lottery winner goes missing, subversive investigator Quintilian Dalrymple is called in to deal with a case of the summertime blues…”