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Chris Brookmyre: When The Devil Drives
11 June 2012
7pm (Doors 6:30pm)
The Caves, 8-12 Niddry Street South, Edinburgh, EH1 1NS
Join us to celebrate the publication of the much awaited new book by Chris Brookmyre, When The Devil Drives.
Is the devil merely the name we give the worst in ourselves?
When private investigator Jasmine Sharp is hired to find Tessa Garrion, a young woman who has vanished without trace, it becomes increasingly clear that there are those who want her to stay that way. What begins as a simple search awakens a malevolence that has lain dormant for three decades, putting Jasmine in the crosshairs of those who would stop at nothing to keep their secrets buried. Uncovering a hidden history of sex, drugs, ritualism and murder, Jasmine realises she may need a little help from dark places herself if she's going to get to the truth. But then needs must...
Chris Brookmyre was born in Glasgow in 1968 and educated at Glasgow University, where he earned an MA (Hons) in English and Theatre. He worked as a sub-editor in London and Edinburgh prior to the publication of his first novel, Quite Ugly One Morning, which won the First Blood Award in 1996 for the best first crime novel of the year. Thirteen further novels followed, garnering him two Sherlock awards and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing in 2006. In 2005 he was named Glasgow University Young Alumnus of the Year and in 2007 he won the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for writing.
Brookmyre is renowned around the world as a fantastically entertaining performer of his own work, and this event promises to be a real cracker, so don’t miss out.
This event is ticketed. Tickets are £5 and available from the front desk at Blackwell's, or on the door on the night unless the event is sold out. You can either pop in to buy your ticket or it can be posted out to you, P&P is £0.50. To buy your ticket over the phone please dial 0131 622 8218.
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