These Demented Lands by Alan Warner

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An aircrash investigator gathers fallen pieces of planes and a young woman arrives at the Drome Hotel, strangely familiar. A rave is organised for twisted characters: The Argonaut, The Knife Sharpener, and The Devil's Advocate converge for one last Saturday night at the Drome Hotel.
 

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Alan Warner is the author of six previous novels: Morvern Callar, These Demented Lands, The Sopranos, The Man Who Walks, The Worms Can Carry Me To Heaven and The Stars in the Bright Sky, which was longlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by VINTAGE. 224 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A sequel to Scots novelist Warner's acclaimed debut, Morvern Callar (1997), returns to the rootless life of that eponymous antiheroine as her wanderings bring her into contact with two strongly imagined, and keenly differentiated, characters: a disc jockey organizing an immense ""rave"" to be hel...

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Readers who remember Warner's debut, Morvern Callar, may recognize the mysterious heroine in his second novel as she wanders about an isolated island populated by lunatics, losers and the lost.

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