If I Close My Eyes Now

If I Close My Eyes Now

By Edney Silvestre

Prize-winning murder mystery novel in which two boy detectives solve a crime in 1960s Brazil – reminiscent of Niccolo Ammaniti’s I’M NOT SCARED, STAND BY ME and TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD

If I close my eyes now, I can still feel her blood on my fingers. If only I had closed my eyes then, or kept my mouth shut, not told anyone about our discovery by the swimming hole, we could have gone back to dreaming about spaceships.

A horrifying discovery by two young boys while playing in a mango plantation marks the end of their childhood. As they finally open their eyes to the adult world, they see a place where storybook heroes don't exist but villains and lies do ...

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Paperback

9780552778855

July 18, 2014

Black Swan

RRP $26.99

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EBook

9781448127344

May 9, 2013

Transworld Digital

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Trade Paperback

9780857521330

June 7, 2013

Doubleday

RRP $37.99

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Hardback

9780857521323

June 21, 2013

Doubleday

RRP $45.00

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