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Douglas Kennedy


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Douglas Kennedy's novels - The Big Picture, The Job and The Pursuit of Happiness - have all been critically praised bestsellers. His first novel, The Dead Heart, has been filmed as Welcome to Woop-Woop. He is also the author of three acclaimed travel books: Beyond the Pyramids, In God's Country and Chasing Mammon. His work has been translated into sixteen languages. Born in Manhattan in 1955, he lives in London with his wife and two children.
 


Genres: General Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery
 
Novels
   The Dead Heart (1994)
   The Big Picture (1997)
   The Job (1998)
   The Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
   A Special Relationship (2003)
   State of the Union (2005)
   Temptation (2006)
   The Woman In The Fifth (2007)
   Leaving the World (2009)
   The Moment (2011)
   Five Days (2013)
   The Heat of Betrayal (2015)
     aka The Blue Hour
   The Great Wide Open (2019)
   Isabelle in the Afternoon (2020)
   Afraid of the Light (2021)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   The Christmas Ring (2011)
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Douglas Kennedy recommends
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March (2005)
Geraldine Brooks
"March is that rare species: a serious popular novel that is not afraid to grapple with big ideas."
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The Light of Falling Stars (1997)
J Robert Lennon
"A total original: authentically weird and wonderful, and compulsively readable."

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