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The Thursday Murder Club

Richard Osman

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2021 The New York Times Best Seller
Nominee:Anthony Award -First Novel (2021)
Nominee:Edgar Award -Novel (2021)
A New York Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture from Steven Spielberg at Amblin Entertainment

"Witty, endearing and greatly entertaining." --Wall Street Journal

"Don't trust anyone, including the four septuagenarian sleuths in Osman's own laugh-out-loud whodunit." --Parade

Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves
A female cop with her first big case
A brutal murder
Welcome to...

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club.

When a local developer is found dead with a mysterious photograph left next to the body, the Thursday Murder Club suddenly find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

As the bodies begin to pile up, can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer, before it's too late?

Book Details

  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: Aug 3rd, 2021
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.20in - 5.40in - 0.90in - 0.66lb
  • EAN: 9781984880987
  • Categories: Mystery & Detective - Amateur Sleuth

About the Author

Richard Osman is an author, producer, and television presenter. His first three novels, The Thursday Murder Club, The Man Who Died Twice, and The Bullet That Missed were number one, million-copy international bestsellers as well as New York Times bestsellers. The Last Devil to Die is his fourth novel. He lives in London with his wife Ingrid and Liesl the cat.

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