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The Resource The dark flood, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

The dark flood, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

Label
The dark flood
Title
The dark flood
Statement of responsibility
Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • afr
  • eng
Summary
"Having jeopardized their careers in an unauthorized investigation that threatened to reveal the corruption in South Africa's halls of power, Benny Griessel and Vaughn Cupido have been demoted from the elite Hawks police unit. While waiting to be transferred from Cape Town to seemingly mundane duty in Stellenbosch, Griessel receives a disturbing, anonymous letter: "I can only trust you and Captain Cupido. There is an adder in our bosom. Be careful of phone calls." Assigned to investigate the disappearance of Callie de Bruin, a young university student and brilliant computer programmer, they hit dead ends until the trail, including the death of a fellow officer, leads to a series of gun heists and the alarming absence of certain weapons from the police registry, the ramifications of which could be devastating. As Griessel and Cupido intensify their search for de Bruin, real estate agent Sandra Steenberg confronts her own crisis: state corruption has caused the real estate market to crash, exacerbating the dire financial straits facing her family. When billionaire Jasper Boonstra contacts her to represent a major property he wants to sell, she pushes aside her concerns about his notorious reputation as playboy and swindler. And then Boonstra himself disappears, and Griessel is forced to juggle between Boonstra's bitter wife, protective lawyer, and Steenberg, the last person to see him alive. With propulsive and intricate plotting, sharp prose, and an ending that takes one's breath away just when the dust seems to have settled, The Dark Flood spotlights the state capture and corruption that has overtaken the country, lending political weight to a powerful story"--
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11057743
Cataloging source
DLC
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Meyer, Deon
Dewey number
839.3/636
Index
no index present
Language note
In English. Translated from the Afrikanns
LC call number
PT6592.23.E94
LC item number
D6613 2022
Literary form
fiction
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Seegers, K. L.
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True
Series statement
A Benny Griessel novel
Series volume
7
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  • Griessel, Benny
  • Murder
  • Missing persons
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
The dark flood, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
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Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Afrikaans in 2020 as Donkerdrif by Human & Rousseau"--Title page verso
  • "First published in English in Great Britain in 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton, an Hachette UK company"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9780802159601
Lccn
2022010656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1281654651
Label
The dark flood, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Afrikaans in 2020 as Donkerdrif by Human & Rousseau"--Title page verso
  • "First published in English in Great Britain in 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton, an Hachette UK company"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
407 pages
Isbn
9780802159601
Lccn
2022010656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1281654651

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