Pdf/E–book [Fault Line] · Robert Goddard

  • Paperback
  • 416
  • Fault Line
  • Robert Goddard
  • English
  • 12 July 2020
  • 9780593065211

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review Fault Line Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Founder and former chairman Greville Lashley sets him a final task before he uits The academic hired by the board to write the company's history has discovered a gap covering several years in the records of the small Cornish china clay outfit Lashley started with and where Kellaway also began his career He is despatched to Cornwall to learn what has become of the missing documents But the search is a voyage into dangerous waters A dead friend a lost lover and a clutch of mysteries from Kella. Goddard is a true master of plotting character suspense and surprise by whom I ve enjoyed nearly 20 other books after first discovering him in a 2008 Paste magazine feature with Stephen King who made an unualified endorsement of Goddard s books Fault Line is one of Goddard s best books Goddard s books are usually set in rural Britain with plots that also take his characters to such Mediterranean locales as Capri and Rhodes Like Ross MacDonald s Lew Archer novels such as The Zebra Striped Hearse which invariably chronicle multiple generations of a family and secrets that have been long buried and are excavated by private detective Archer Goddard s books explore the complicated histories of families that have been on the land sometimes for hundreds of years though his books don t feature a private detective or policeman Instead there s a male narrator or protagonist who as King says are decent fellows out of their league who mostly but not always find a way to muddle through In Fault Line narrator Jonathan Kellaway is a long time employee of a ceramics manufacturer whose corporate history is being written by an academic historian Like Balzac s Lost Illusions in which we learn about paper ink and printing technology in 19th century France here we learn that Cornwall is ideal for the production of household ceramics owing to the local soil that is so rich in clay Kellaway s elderly CEO details him to help the historian in her work and undertake a search for company records from a vital period of its history that have unaccountably gone missing I d agree the fate of a ceramics company doesn t sound exciting but from ordinary saplings mighty narrative oaks may growI think of Goddard as a latter day John Fowles the notable British novelist who produced such masterworks as The Magus and The French Lieutenant s Woman Here s my full blog post on Goddard s books and other writers from a FridayReads post I published yesterday The Bone Man of Benares A Lunatic Trip Through Love and the World records of the small Cornish china clay outfit Lashley started with and where Kellaway also began his career He is despatched to Cornwall to learn what has become of the missing documents But the search is a voyage into dangerous waters A dead friend a lost lover and a clutch of mysteries from Kella. Goddard is a true master of plotting character suspense and surprise by whom I ve enjoyed nearly 20 other books after first discovering him in a 2008 Paste magazine feature with Stephen King who made an unualified endorsement of Goddard s books Fault Line is one of Goddard s best books Goddard s books are usually set in The Lost Lupin rural Britain with plots that also take his characters to such Mediterranean locales as Capri and Rhodes Like Ross MacDonald s Lew Archer novels such as The Zebra Striped Hearse which invariably chronicle multiple generations of a family and secrets that have been long buried and are excavated by private detective Archer Goddard s books explore the complicated histories of families that have been on the land sometimes for hundreds of years though his books don t feature a private detective or policeman Instead there s a male narrator or protagonist who as King says are decent fellows out of their league who mostly but not always find a way to muddle through In Fault Line narrator Jonathan Kellaway is a long time employee of a ceramics manufacturer whose corporate history is being written by an academic historian Like Balzac s Lost Illusions in which we learn about paper ink and printing technology in 19th century France here we learn that Cornwall is ideal for the production of household ceramics owing to the local soil that is so Chrysanthemum rich in clay Kellaway s elderly CEO details him to help the historian in her work and undertake a search for company After the Falls records from a vital period of its history that have unaccountably gone missing I d agree the fate of a ceramics company doesn t sound exciting but from ordinary saplings mighty narrative oaks may growI think of Goddard as a latter day John Fowles the notable British novelist who produced such masterworks as The Magus and The French Lieutenant s Woman Here s my full blog post on Goddard s books and other writers from a FridayReads post I published yesterday

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review Fault Line Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB Way's youth in Cornwall and Italy in the late 1960s come back to haunt him and to tempt him with the hope that he may at last learn the truth about the tragedies and misfortunes that blighted those years It is a truth that has claimed several victims before If he pursues it hard and long enough he may only add himself to the list But pursue it he must Because the truth he belatedly realizes is the secret that has consumed his life This time this last time he will not stop Until he has found. Goddard is back on target A straight mystery thriller without the history lessons that have tended to bog down too many of his booksThis one reads like a fast paced movie and not once did I pick it up and think OMG I ve gotta try to get back into this The Heartbroken Heartbreaker realizes is the secret that has consumed his life This time this last time he will not stop Until he has found. Goddard is back on target A straight mystery thriller without the history lessons that have tended to bog down too many of his booksThis one Rory and Sebastian reads like a fast paced movie and not once did I pick it up and think OMG I ve gotta try to get back into this

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review Fault Line Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB The new race against the clock thriller from the master of the triple cross Not all scars are visible Jonathan Kellaway needs no reminding of that on the verge of his retirement from china clay conglomerate Intercontinental Kaolins The company has left its mark in pits and spoil heaps around the world But it has also left a no less enduring mark on some of those who have worked for it Kellaway included Its past as well as its future is a treacherous place So Kellaway is surprised when IK's. Another excellent mystery by Robert Goddard with plenty of twists and turns