The Raw Shark Texts

By Steven Hall
(Canongate U.S., Paperback, 9781847671745, 448pp.)

Publication Date: April 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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A thrillingly original novel published in thirty-three countries to worldwide acclaim, The New York Times Magazine called The Raw Shark Texts a genre-founding work of fiction.

Eric Sanderson wakes up in a house he doesn’t recognize, unable to remember anything of his life. All he has left are his diary entries recalling Clio, a perfect love who died under mysterious circumstances, and a house that may contain the secrets to Eric’s prior life. But there may be more to this story, or it may be a different story altogether. With the help of allies found on the fringes of society, Eric embarks on an edge-of-your-seat journey to uncover the truth about himself and to escape the predatory forces that threaten to consume him. Moving with the pace of a superb thriller, The Raw Shark Texts has sparked the imaginations of readers around the world and is one of the most talked-about novels in years.

Praise For The Raw Shark Texts

“Exhilarating.” –Entertainment Weekly

“Rousingly inventive.” –The Washington Post

“Unforgettable fiction.” –Playboy

“A thriller that will haunt you.” –GQ

“Sharp and clear…writing on the edge of the form.” –Los Angeles Times

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