Jawbone Lake

by Ray Robinson

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  • 9780099558798
  • 9781448135776

From the author of Electricity and Forgetting Zoë, comes a thought-provoking, beautifully written and taut thriller.

Ravenstor, the Peak District. New Year’s Day.

A young woman stands on the shore of a frozen lake and watches a Land Rover crash off the bridge wall and into the ice. Two hundred miles away, a young man is woken by a devastating telephone call. The accident, and what it brings to the surface, will change both of their lives for ever.


  • Random House; January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448135776
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  • Title: Jawbone Lake
  • Author: Ray Robinson
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
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  • 9781448135776

In The Press

"[A] lyrical novel about lives in a remarkable landscape."


About The Author

Ray Robinson, an award-winning short-story writer, novelist and screenwriter, first won attention in 2006 with his debut novel, Electricity, which was shortlisted for both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Authors’ Club First Novel Award. The film adaptation of Electricity, starring Agyness Deyn, will be released in 2014. Robinson’s other novels are The Man Without (2008) and Forgetting Zoë (2010). Forgetting Zoë was selected for the inaugural Fiction Uncovered promotion and was the Observer’s Thriller of the Month. Robinson was hailed as ‘among the most impressive voices of Britain’s younger generation’ by the Irish Times. He is a post-graduate of Lancaster University, where he was awarded a PhD in Creative Writing in 2006, and is a Literary Mentor and Reader for the Literary Consultancy. He has appeared at literary festivals around the world, including La Feria International del Libro de Guadalajara, Mexico, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780099558798
  • 9781448135776