Item description for The Kaleidoscope Man by Elizabeth Hopkinson...
When Alison Mannings' teenage daughter finds the family dogs hanging by the neck from the apple tree in her garden, Alison knows instinctively that Kevin Todd has killed them. But she doesn't know why. Nor, she comes to realize, does she really know much about Kevin. Yet he had been her lover until a few days previously. And then abruptly he left, without explanation. But all Alison wants to know is why he killed the dogs. She enlists the help of local private detective Frank Hargreaves. Frank is usually diffident and aloof, more concerned about his racehorse and his own teenage daughter than about his often wayward clients. Now he finds himself drawn into these fractured lives. Frank makes his way into the grey land of the past. Facts begin to replace the fictions that Kevin Todd has spun like cobwebs around himself; and Alison disintegrates, as her own illusions begin to unravel. Like a frantic terrier, Frank carries on digging for the truth, regardless of the consequences. Finally Frank reaches the dark heart of Kevin's past, and discovers secrets so grotesque and so tightly woven into the fabric of time that they threaten to disturb the lives of all who are touched by them.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.91" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2008
Publisher FireCrest Fiction
ISBN 1906174024 ISBN13 9781906174026
Availability 145 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 12:56.
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More About Elizabeth Hopkinson
Elizabeth Hopkinson has a passion for history, fairy tale and Japan. She has lived all her life in Bradford, West Yorkshire (UK). She has had over 30 short stories published and won prizes in three writing competitions. Silver Hands is her first novel.