Their eyes met across a crowded room. She was just a poor servant girl and he was the son of a rich industrialist. Er, no, this is a Christopher Brookmyre novel, although the eyes meeting across a crowded room part is true. Where it differs from the fairy tales is that the room in question was crowded with hostages and armed bank-robbers, and his eyes were the only part of him she could see behind the mask…
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by Chris Brookmyre
"‘A thriller, love story, social satire and a warning against taking absurdism too seriously.’ TIME OUT
‘Chris Brookmyre is a genius.’ DAILY MIRROR"
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