A geologist working for a timber company in British Columbia is trying to recover his memory, lost in an accident that nearly killed him. But recovering it could kill him too…
THE MAN WITH NO PAST…
Boyd is a geologist, as resilient as the British Columbia timber country where he works for the powerful Matterson Corporation. But his real name and his youth are mysteries - wiped out by the accident that nearly killed him.
Then Boyd reads a name that opens a door in his memory: the Trinavant family may be a clue to his past. Eagerly, he starts to investigate - and discovers that Bull Matterson and his son will do almost anything to keep the Trinavanats forgotten forever…
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'Very much of the moment. The characters are sympathetic and believable.' SUNDAY TIMES
'As long as meticulous craftsmanship and honest entertainment are valued, and as long as action, authenticity, and expertise still make up the strong framework of the good adventure/thriller, Desmond Bagley's books will surely be read.' REGINALD HILL, Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers
'Bagley is a master storyteller.' DAILY MIRRORAbout the Author:
Desmond Bagley wrote 16 novels, becoming one of the world's top-selling authors, with his books translated into more than 30 languages. He was born in 1923 in Kendal and brought up in Blackpool, beginning his working life, aged 14, in the printing industry. After working in an aircraft factory during the Second World War, he decided to travel, working his way through Europe and southern Africa, and in 1951 joined the gold mining industry before becoming a freelance journalist in Johannesburg, where he wrote his first novel, The Golden Keel, in 1962. In 1964 he returned to England, finally settling in Guernsey with his wife, where he died in 1983.
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins, 1994. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0006152678