If I Close My Eyes Now

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Prize-winning murder mystery novel in which two boy detectives solve a crime in 1960s Brazil – reminiscent of Niccolo Ammaniti's I'M NOT SCARED, STAND BY ME and TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD

 
If I Close My Eyes Now, Edney Silvestre

If I close my eyes now, I can still feel her blood on my fingers. If only I had closed my eyes then, or kept my mouth shut, not told anyone about our discovery by the swimming hole, we could have gone back to dreaming about spaceships.

A horrifying discovery by two young boys while playing in a mango plantation marks the end of their childhood. As they finally open their eyes to the adult world, they see a place where storybook heroes don't exist but villains and lies do ...

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  • Paperback
    $26.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780552778855
    Published: 18/07/2014
    Imprint: Black Swan
    Extent: 320 pages
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    $37.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857521330
    Published: 07/06/2013
    Imprint: Doubleday
    Extent: 320 pages
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    $45.00 RRP
    ISBN: 9780857521323
    Published: 21/06/2013
    Imprint: Doubleday
    Extent: 320 pages
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    ISBN: 9781448127344
    Published: 09/05/2013
    Imprint: Transworld Digital
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"Silvestre has fun with the murder mystery, but his real subject is Brazil, 'a country capable of advancing 50 years in only five of full democracy', as it lurches out of the developing world" - Guardian

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