About this book
A short novel in which the investigation into the death of a police colleague's daughter leaves policewoman, Mike Hoolihan, with some peculiar questions, many of which she cannot read... "Night Train", like everything Martin Amis has written, shines with disciplined linguistic exuberance in every syllable" Sebastian Faulks, "Harpers And Queen". "Heavy Water & Other Stories" is also published in Cape hardcover in October.
Detective Hoolihan, a policewoman, a police in cop parlance, begins to investigate the death of Jennifer. The evidence swings towards suicide - the gun in her hand, the suicide note, the secret history of depression and drug addiction, and then swings away; could be suicide administer three and why does the autopsy reveal no sign of drug abuse?