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Granite Noir: Unravelled

Two stunning novels inspired by found documents and intriguing clues. In Case Study, Graeme Macrae Burnet presents notebooks interspersed with his own biographical research into Collins Braithwaite. The result is a dazzling – and often wickedly humorous – meditation on the nature of sanity, identity and truth itself. In The Twyford Code, Janice Hallett uncovers the life story of a forgotten children’s writer, forty years after finding a book full of strange markings and annotations.

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About the authorrs

Graeme Macrae Burnet

Graeme Macrae Burnet is a highly acclaimed Scottish author. His first novel The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau earned him the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award in 2013, and his second novel His Bloody Project was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize is one of Scotland’s leading contemporary novelists. He lives and works in Glasgow, where he studied English literature, before studying further at the University of St Andrews and then working in television and teaching overseas. In 2013 he was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award, and he now writes full-time. Best known for his dazzling Booker-shortlisted second novel, His Bloody Project (2015), he is also the author of two novels set in France and written in a style influenced by the Belgian novelist Georges Simenon: The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau (2014) and The Accident on the A35 (2017). His fourth novel, Case Study (2021), universally praised by critics as “brilliant”, “dazzling” and “enormous fun”, consists of a series of notebooks apparently sent to the author in 2020 to aid his research into a rogue 1960s psychotherapist. The notebooks reveal the story of a young woman convinced that this charismatic therapist was responsible for her sister’s suicide. Determined to get to the bottom of his role in her sister’s death, she assumes an alter ego and presents herself as a client to him. Graeme has appeared at literary festivals in Australia, the USA, Germany, India, Russia, Spain, France, Korea, Denmark and Estonia. His novels have been translated into more than 20 languages and achieved bestseller status in several countries.

Janice Hallett

Janice Hallett is a former magazine editor, award-winning journalist, and political speechwriter. She co-wrote the psychological thriller feature film The Retreat (starring Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton and Jamie Bell) with director Carl Tibbetts. The Appeal was “a standout debut thriller of 2021 that delivers multiple brilliant twists, and will change the way you think about the modern crime novel” [Waterstones]. Bestseller across Scotland at Waterstones. 2k followers on Twitter.

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