Peter Abrahams





Peter Abrahams

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born
in Boston, Massachusetts, The United States
June 28, 1947

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influences
Vladimir Nabokov, Graham Greene and Ross Macdonald


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Peter Abrahams is the author of numerous novels, including End of Story, Oblivion, and Lights Out, which was nominated for an Edgar best novel award. He also writes the best-selling Echo Falls series for younger readers. He lives on Cape Cod.

Peter Abrahams is also writing under the pseudonym Spencer Quinn (Chet and Bernie Mysteries).



Average rating: 3.64 · 13,946 ratings · 2,062 reviews · 42 distinct works · Similar authors
Down the Rabbit Hole (Echo ...
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 4,285 ratings — published 2005 — 27 editions
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Behind the Curtain (Echo Fa...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,563 ratings — published 2006 — 22 editions
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Reality Check
3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 1,549 ratings — published 2009 — 13 editions
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Into the Dark (Echo Falls, #3)
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 1,114 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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666: The Number of the Beast
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 629 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Oblivion
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 562 ratings — published 2005 — 14 editions
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A Perfect Crime
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 472 ratings — published 1998 — 20 editions
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Nerve Damage
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 466 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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End of Story
3.29 of 5 stars 3.29 avg rating — 494 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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The Tutor
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 2002 — 22 editions
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“Mom had the kind of love for her that you could feel, like it was part of the atmosphere”
Peter Abrahams, Down the Rabbit Hole

“Ingrid shrugged...like Marie Antoinette hearing about the starving peasants.”
Peter Abrahams, Down the Rabbit Hole

“To get from people you had to give a piece of yourself, a real piece that mattered.”
Peter Abrahams, End of Story

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