Wilcken, Hugo The Execution: A Novel

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"I should have left her as soon as I found out. If I'd left her then, she'd have come banging at my door. She'd have come back to me eventually and I could have made my choice. I couldn't contemplate her leaving me, though. I couldn't contemplate her being alive and not being with me."

Matthew Bourne is very much the center of his own universe. He has a long-term partner, a mistress, and a high-flying career with a humanrights agency, where he is campaigning to secure the release of a condemned African dissident. Then one day a colleague's wife dies in tragic circumstances, and Matthew is called to identify the body. Only much later does he realize that this incident has seeped into his life like a slow poison, and he spirals into a nightmare of death and betrayal.

The Execution is a riveting narrative of mystery and menace, of emotional disengagement and passionate action. Written in a smooth, detached style that builds the tension and suspense to almost unbearable levels, The Execution is an extremely accomplished debut from a new writer of huge promise.

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About the Author:

Hugo Wilcken is an Australian-born writer who has lived in London and Paris, where he now makes his home. Named by the Guardian as one of the "Top Five Writers to Watch," he is currently at work on his second novel.

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