Lawrence Osborne
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Lawrence Osborne

Lawrence Osborne was born in England and today lives in Bangkok. A widely published and widely traveled journalist, he is the author most recently of "Only to Sleep," "Beautiful Animals" and "Hunters in the Dark." He has lived a nomadic life in Mexico, Italy, France, Morocco, Cambodia and Thailand, places that he draws on in his fiction and non-fiction. "The Forgiven" from 2012 is set in Morocco and his 2014 novel "The Ballad of Small Player" in the casinos of Macau. His short stories have appeared in magazines such as Tin House, Bidoun and Fiction, and his story "Volcano" was included in Best American Short Stories of 2012. All four of his recent novels are currently in production as feature films.

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    • Only to Sleep

    • A Philip Marlowe Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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      4 out of 5 stars 113

    The year is 1988. The place, Baja California. And Philip Marlowe - now in his 72nd year - is living out his retirement in the La Fonda hotel. For Marlowe, this is his last roll of the dice. His mission is to investigate the death of Donald Zinn, who supposedly drowned off his yacht....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant resurrection of greatest detective in US fiction

    • By R. G. Shalhoub on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Forgiven

    • A Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this stylish, haunting novel, journalist and novelist Lawrence Osborne explores the reverberations of a random accident on the lives of Moroccan Muslims and Western visitors who converge on a luxurious desert villa for a decadent weekend-long party....

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Beautiful Animals

    • A Novel
    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98

    On a hike during a white-hot summer break on the Greek island of Hydra, Naomi and Samantha make a startling discovery: a man named Faoud, sleeping heavily, exposed to the elements....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By S. Liskey on 07-20-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Hunters in the Dark

    • By: Lawrence Osborne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Robert Grieve - pushing 30 and eager to sidestep a life of quiet desperation as a small-town teacher - decides to go AWOL....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Graham Greene

    • By Foxhuntingman on 02-26-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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