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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Bombproof
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'Sami Macbeth is not a master criminal He's not even a minor one. He's not a jewel thief. He's not a safe-cracker. He's not an expert in explosives. Sami plays guitar and wants to be a rock god but keeps getting side-tracked by unforeseen circumstances.

'Fifty-four hours ago Sami was released from prison. Thirty-sex hours ago he slept with the woman of his dreams at the Savoy. An hour ago his train blew up. Now he's carrying a rucksack through London's West End and has turned himself into the most wanted terrorist in the country. Fast, funny, hip and violent, Bombproof is a non-stop adventure full of unforgettable characters and a heart-warming hero.

'Sami Macbeth, a man with the uncanny ability to turn a desperate situation into a hopeless one.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Bombproof was specially commissioned for the 2008 Books Alive promotion. Free copies of the book were given away when customers purchased a title from The Books Alive Great Read Guide.
  • Dedication: This one is for my Dad

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Sphere ,
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      Extent: 393p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: August 2008.
      ISBN: 0751542040 (pbk.), 9780751542042 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      Sphere ,
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      Extent: 393p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 1st 2008
      ISBN: 9780751542042 (pbk.)
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Michael Robotham Omnibus Michael Robotham , London : Sphere , 2011 6347429 2011 selected work novel London : Sphere , 2011
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Mulholland Books ,
      2013 .
      image of person or book cover 1986092953268279247.jpg
      Extent: 384p.
      Edition info: Kindle edition
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      • Published 1 October 2013
      ISBN: 9780316252294
    • London,
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      Little, Brown ,
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      Extent: 448p.
      Note/s:
      • Published May 16th 2017
      ISBN: 9780733638435
Alternative title: Vuurvast
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
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      Cargo ,
      2009 .
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      Note/s:
      • Published September 2009
      ISBN: 9023441923, 9789023441922

Other Formats

  • Sound recording.
  • Large print.
  • Sound recording. (German)

Works about this Work

Book of the Week Seamus Bradley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 August 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of Bombproof Michael Robotham , 2008 single work novel
Handy Andy's Double Life of Crime Jason Steger , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 2 August 2008; (p. 30)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on the 2008 Books Alive campaign and a list of nominees for the 2008 Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing.
Bombproof Face of Books Alive 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Artery , Winter no. 7 2008; (p. 6)
Book of the Week Seamus Bradley , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 August 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of Bombproof Michael Robotham , 2008 single work novel
Bombproof Face of Books Alive 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Artery , Winter no. 7 2008; (p. 6)
Handy Andy's Double Life of Crime Jason Steger , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 2 August 2008; (p. 30)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on the 2008 Books Alive campaign and a list of nominees for the 2008 Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing.
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