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Present darkness, Malla Nunn

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Present darkness
Title
Present darkness
Statement of responsibility
Malla Nunn
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five days before Christmas, Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper sits at his desk at the Johannesburg major crimes squad, ready for his holiday in Mozambique. A call comes in: a respectable, white couple has been assaulted and left for dead in their bedroom. The couple's teenage daughter identifies the attacker as Aaron Shabalala-the youngest son of Zulu Detective Constable Samuel Shabalala-Cooper's best friend and a man to whom he owes his life. The Detective Branch isn't interested in evidence that might contradict their star witness's story, especially so close to the holidays. Determined to ensure justice for Aaron, Cooper, Shabalala, and their trusted friend Dr Daniel Zweigman hunt down the truth. Their investigation uncovers a violent world of Sophiatown gangs, thieves, and corrupt government officials who will do anything to keep their dark world intact..
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Summary
Five days before Christmas, Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper sits at his desk at the Johannesburg major crimes squad, ready for his holiday in Mozambique. A call comes in: a respectable, white couple has been assaulted and left for dead in their bedroom. The couple's teenage daughter identifies the attacker as Aaron Shabalala - the youngest son of Zulu Detective Constable Samuel Shabalala - Cooper's best friend and a man to whom he owes his life. The Detective Branch isn't interested in evidence that might contradict their star witness's story, especially so close to the holidays. Determined to ensure justice for Aaron, Cooper, Shabalala, and their trusted friend Dr Daniel Zweigman hunt down the truth. Their investigation uncovers a violent world of Sophiatown gangs, thieves, and corrupt government officials who will do anything to keep their dark world intact.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316732
Cataloging source
VHEI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nunn, Malla
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Detective Sergeant Emmanuel Cooper novel
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooper, Emmanuel (Fictitious character)
  • Friendship
  • Murder
  • South Africa
  • Johannesburg (South Africa)
Target audience
adult
Label
Present darkness, Malla Nunn
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Publication
Note
"An Emmanuel Cooper mystery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052823958
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922057877
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)880126610
Label
Present darkness, Malla Nunn
Publication
Note
"An Emmanuel Cooper mystery"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052823958
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922057877
Isbn Type
(paperback)
System control number
(OCoLC)880126610

Library Locations

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