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y separately published work icon Let the Dead Lie single work   novel   crime  
Is part of Emmanuel Cooper Malla Nunn , 2008 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Let the Dead Lie
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'In Let the Dead Lie, Cooper is a changed man. Forced to resign from his position of Detective Sergeant and re-classified as mixed race, he winds up powerless and alone in the tough coastal city of Durban, mixing labouring with a bit of surveillance work for his old boss, Major van Niekerk.

'Patrolling the freight yards one night, Cooper stumbles upon the body of a young white boy and, the detective in him can not, or will not, walk away. When two more bodies - this time black women - are discovered at his boarding house, he unwittingly becomes the prime suspect in a triple murder case.

'At van Niekerk's behest, Cooper's given 48 hours to clear his name and - unofficially - solve the three murders. And so, temporarily back to being a European Detective Sergeant, he launches headlong into Durban's seedy underworld, a viper's nest of prostitution, drug running and violence run by a colourful cast of characters including wannabe Indian gangsters; a mysterious figure who drives a white De Soto convertible; a Zion Gospel preacher, and the exquisite yet streetwise Lana, who also happens to be van Niekerk's mistress...'

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  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 2010 .
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      Extent: 392p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 April 2010.
      ISBN: 9781405039208 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Washington Square Press ,
      2010 .
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      Extent: vi, 382p.p.
      ISBN: 9781416586227 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Atria Books ,
      2010 .
      Extent: 404p.
      ISBN: 9781416586227, 1416586229
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Mantle ,
      2010 .
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      Extent: 392p.
      ISBN: 9780330519779 (hbk.), 0330519778 (hbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Picador ,
      2011 .
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      Extent: 392p.
      ISBN: 9780330461016 (pbk), 033046101X (pbk)
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Xoum , 2017 .
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      Extent: 320p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2017.

      ISBN: 9781925143706, 9781925143690
Alternative title: Laat de doden rusten
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
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      Netherlands,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Cargo ,
      2010 .
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      Extent: 363p.
      ISBN: 9789023457138

Works about this Work

Untitled 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Publishers Weekly , 8 February vol. 257 no. 6 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Untitled 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Kirkus Reviews , 1 March vol. 78 no. 5 2010; (p. 172)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Keir Graff , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , 1 April vol. 106 no. 15 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Africa Deserts Its Wilderness Sue Turnbull , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 June 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Hell Writ in Black and White Catherine Cole , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 May 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Hell Writ in Black and White Catherine Cole , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 May 2010; (p. 27)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Africa Deserts Its Wilderness Sue Turnbull , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 June 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Keir Graff , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Booklist , 1 April vol. 106 no. 15 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Untitled 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Kirkus Reviews , 1 March vol. 78 no. 5 2010; (p. 172)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
Untitled 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Publishers Weekly , 8 February vol. 257 no. 6 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Let the Dead Lie Malla Nunn , 2010 single work novel
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