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Waiting for the End of the World

Waiting for the End of the World

(1985)
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A photographer descends into New York City's chaotic and brutal underground in this sweeping story of the Big Apple at its seediest.

It's 1982, and Clarence Dmitri Larkin is working as a photographer at Bellevue hospital in Manhattan. The job offers a painfully clear perspective on a city sick with madness, fraught with crime, and coming apart at the seams. Larkin's curiosity soon leads to a subterranean world of all the city's secret dangers, including domestic terrorists with a nuclear device, a serial killer inspired by an occult past, and a disfigured arsonist who just might be the one to burn the whole city down.

Waiting for the End of the World is a gritty portrait of 1980s New York, and an engrossing look at the battle of good versus evil in a city racked with violence and paranoia.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1985 : UK Hardback
Title: Waiting for the End of the World
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0-7011-3972-2 / 978-0-7011-3972-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto and Windus
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August 1985 : USA Hardback
Title: Waiting for the End of the World
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0-89919-377-3 / 978-0-89919-377-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields
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Paperback Editions

1986 : UK Paperback
Title: Waiting for the End of the World (Abacus Books)
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0-349-10290-2 / 978-0-349-10290-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus Books (Sphere)
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September 1986 : UK Paperback
Title: Waiting for the End of the World (Contemporary American Fiction)
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
ISBN: 0-14-009330-3 / 978-0-14-009330-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking Pr
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Audio Editions

July 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Waiting for the End of the World
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

July 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Waiting for the End of the World
Author(s): Madison Smartt Bell
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Waiting for the End of the World (Open Road)
Author(s): Madison S Bell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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