Red Riding Nineteen Seventy Seven

Author:   David Peace
Publisher:   Profile Books Ltd
Edition:   Main
ISBN:  

9781846687068


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   04 September 2008
Format:   Paperback
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Red Riding Nineteen Seventy Seven


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If you thought fiction couldn't get darker than David Peace's extraordinary debut, Nineteen Seventy Four, then think again. Nineteen Seventy Seven, the second instalment of the Red Riding Quartet, is one long nightmare. Its heroes - the half decent copper Bob Fraser and the burnt-out hack Jack Whitehead - would be considered villains in most people's books. Fraser and Whitehead have one thing in common though, they're both desperate men dangerously in love with Chapletown prostitutes. And as the summer moves remorselessly towards the bonfires of Jubilee Night, the killings accelerate and it seems as if Fraser and Whitehead are the only men who suspect or care that there may be more than one killer at large. Out of the horror of true crime, David Peace has fashioned a work of terrible beauty. Like James Ellroy before him, David Peace tells us the true and fearsome secret history of our times.

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Author:   David Peace
Publisher:   Profile Books Ltd
Imprint:   Serpent's Tail
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Width: 13.20cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.282kg
ISBN:  

9781846687068


ISBN 10:   1846687063
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   04 September 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Language:   English

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'Breathless, extravagant, ultra-violent' Independent on Sunday 'British crime fiction's most exciting new voice in decades' GQ 'Brilliant' The Times 'The pace is relentless, the style staccato-plus and the morality bleak and forlorn... Peace's voice is powerful and unique' Guardian 'Quite simply, this is the future of British crime fiction' Time Out 'A triumph of sustained narrative energy that reinvigorates the British crime novel' Daily Telegraph


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David Peace grew up in Yorkshire in the 1970s and vividly remembers listening to the hoax tape of the Yorkshire Ripper on his way home from school. He was selected as one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists 2003. In 2007, he was named GQ Writer of the Year. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.

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