The Lying Tongue (Hardcover)

By Andrew Wilson

Atria, 9780743293976, 320pp.

Publication Date: February 20, 2007



In this standout debut novel, aspiring novelist Adam Woods becomes the personal assistant to the reclusive Gordon Crace, an acclaimed but mysterious writer. In clearing out the author's study, Woods finds two letters that hint at a dark secret in Crace's past, and begins to discreetly probe his employer's past, with calamitous results.Atria