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The Bullet Trick

(2006)
A novel by

 
 
Crime Writers Association award winner Louise Welsh follows up her hit artworld noir The Cutting Room with a slick literary suspense thriller set among the decadent domains of contemporary Berlin, Glasgow, and London. Meet William Wilson, a foundering so-called mentalist, conjurer, and above all — despite frequently being the opening act for strippers — a master performer. When his agent books him for a string of cabaret gigs in Berlin, he's hoping his luck's on the turn. Among the showgirls and grifters of Berlin's scandalous underground, Wilson can forget his lonely heart, his muddled head, and, more important, his past. But secrets have a habit of catching up with William and as he gets in over his head with a certain brand of lucrative after-hours work, the line between what's an act and what's real starts to blur.

Bringing the seedy glamour of the burlesque scene magnificently to life, Louise Welsh's deft contemporary tale is her richest and most macabre yet. A thundering thriller of Glasgow drinking dens, Soho clubs, and dark Berlin backstreets, The Bullet Trick is also an adults-only suspense, guaranteed to keep you guessing until its final explosive flourish.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Her most thrilling yet - an electrifying journey to one man's heart." - Kate Atkinson


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Hardback Editions

July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-794-1 / 978-1-84195-794-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-803-4 / 978-1-84195-803-3 (UK edition)
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July 2006 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 0-00-200599-9 / 978-0-00-200599-9 (UK edition)
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Title: THE BULLET TRICK LARGE PRINT
Author(s): LOUISE WELSH
ISBN: 1-4056-1549-4 / 978-1-4056-1549-5 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 0-00-639537-6 / 978-0-00-639537-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-917-0 / 978-1-84195-917-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Us
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February 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-890-5 / 978-1-84195-890-3 (UK edition)
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January 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-891-3 / 978-1-84195-891-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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July 2006 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-84195-865-4 / 978-1-84195-865-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate
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2006 : Australia Paperback

Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
ISBN: 1-921145-29-3 / 978-1-921145-29-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing
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Audio Editions

2007 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh, Read by Ewan Stewart
ISBN: 1-4056-7490-3 / 978-1-4056-7490-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

December 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
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July 2006 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bullet Trick
Author(s): Louise Welsh
Publisher: Canongate Books
Availability: Amazon UK