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The insect farm / Stuart Prebble.

By: Prebble, Stuart [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Richmond, Surrey : Alma Books, 2015Description: 376 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781846883545.Subject(s): Brothers -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.Additional physical formats: Ebook version:: No titleDDC classification: 823.9/2 Summary: When twenty-year-old Jonathan Maguire wakes up in a pool of blood and with a dead body beside him, his shock and grief quickly turn to panic. Being arrested for murder will prevent him from fulfilling the promise he made to his parents - that after their death he would take care of Roger, his mentally handicapped older brother. Roger lives in a strange and complex world of his own creation - populated by millions of tiny insects - his insect farm. As the police move in, it emerges that Roger may know far more than he has revealed...
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When twenty-year-old Jonathan Maguire wakes up in a pool of blood and with a dead body beside him, his shock and grief quickly turn to panic. Being arrested for murder will prevent him from fulfilling the promise he made to his parents - that after their death he would take care of Roger, his mentally handicapped older brother. Roger lives in a strange and complex world of his own creation - populated by millions of tiny insects - his insect farm. As the police move in, it emerges that Roger may know far more than he has revealed, and the action hurtles towards a stunning conclusion. A cleverly plotted mystery of love, jealousy and suspense, Stuart Prebble's eagerly awaited new novel will linger long in the mind of it's readers.

When twenty-year-old Jonathan Maguire wakes up in a pool of blood and with a dead body beside him, his shock and grief quickly turn to panic. Being arrested for murder will prevent him from fulfilling the promise he made to his parents - that after their death he would take care of Roger, his mentally handicapped older brother. Roger lives in a strange and complex world of his own creation - populated by millions of tiny insects - his insect farm. As the police move in, it emerges that Roger may know far more than he has revealed...

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