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Edge

(2010)
(The first book in the Josh Cumberland series)
A novel by

 
 
You thought Big Brother was tough? Try Knife Edge -- the reality TV show where wannabe knife fighters are the celebrities in a nation going to hell. Britain, tomorrow. The ultimate response to knife crime has been instituted by a bankrupt government: duelling with knives has now been legalised. On Saturday nights, the nation sit down to watch the countries best fighters slash it out on prime time. When a young boy with hoplophobia (the fear of weaponry) runs away from home, his father hires a former special forces agent to find him. With the help of the boy's psychiatrist, Josh Cumberland delves into the dark underbelly of the knife culture that has infected his country with no guarantee that the boy is even still alive!

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"A spectacular writer." - Robert J Sawyer


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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Edge (Angry Robot)
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
ISBN: 0-85766-040-3 / 978-0-85766-040-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Angry Robot
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February 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
ISBN: 0-00-734971-8 / 978-0-00-734971-5 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
ISBN: 1-5318-0646-5 / 978-1-5318-0646-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
ISBN: 1-5113-1764-7 / 978-1-5113-1764-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
Publisher: Audible Studios
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March 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
Publisher: Audible Studios
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March 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Edge
Author(s): Thomas Blackthorne
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Edge: Josh Cumberland Book 1
Author(s): John Meaney
Publisher: Nulapeiron Press
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