Higson, author of the Young Bond kids' books, makes a fresh, funny return to adult themes with this slick satirical thriller.
Delivers the atmosphere of a classic Sixties thriller in a contemporary setting, peering into the dark underbelly of a sunny Med holiday spot
Rather more upbeat, and with far better weather, is Charlie Higson's return to crime fiction for grownups. . . It's loud, bright, fast and funny - a perfect read for a dreary month.
[Higson's] exuberant novel pulls off the Hiaasen trick of absorbing dark themes yet remaining a hugely entertaining read
Charlie Higson coming back to the world of adult thrillers is a major event. And what a comeback. Higson's new thriller will certainly get you through the night, though you may not get a lot of sleep...
Whatever Gets You Through the Night marks the return to adult fiction of Charlie Higson. Set on the sun-soaked island of Corfu, it dives into the darkness beneath the surface of the Mediterranean idyll.
'...the links between these components tighten in a richly satisfying way, until the book reaches an exhilarating extended climax at a spectacular party thrown by Hepworth to show everyone how great he is...'
Higson is a terrific thriller writer. . . Tense yet funny, too
The chaotic and exciting denouement is brilliantly executed and funny... Higson is so good at what he does
This hectic, helter-skelter thriller is what his adult fans have been waiting for all this time
A triumphant return to adult fare from the Young Bond author.
A hugely enjoyable sun-soaked thriller: hard-edged but warm, tense but funny, vividly ultra-modern and yet deliciously old-fashioned