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A city and its people are in the terrifying grip of a killer. Singling out prostitutes, the face of his latest victim stares out of every newspaper, haunting the women who walk the streets. But life and work go on. Brenda, mother of three, can¹t afford to give up, while Audrey, now in her forties, desperately goes on "working the cars." And then, when another woman is savagely murdered, her lover Jean takes desperate measures. Pat Barker is the author of the widely hailed Regeneration trilogy, which includes The Ghost Road, winner of the 1995 Booker Prize.

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A city and its people are in the grip of a killer who is roaming the northern city, singling out prostitutes. The face of his latest victim stares out from every newspaper and billboard, haunting the women who walk the streets. But life and work go on. Brenda, with three children, can't afford to give up while Audrey, now in her forties, desperately goes on 'working the cars'. And then, when another women is savagely murdered, Jean, her lover, takes desperate measures.

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Written by the author of "Union Street", "The Century's Daughter" and "The Man Who Wasn't There", this is a story about a killer who is roaming the streets of a northern city, setting off a wave of terror.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780860683988
Author:
Barker, Pat
Publisher:
Virago Press (UK)
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Virago Modern Classics
Publication Date:
19900631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5 x 0.6 in 0.38 lb

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Product details 176 pages Virago Press (UK) - English 9780860683988 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A city and its people are in the grip of a killer who is roaming the northern city, singling out prostitutes. The face of his latest victim stares out from every newspaper and billboard, haunting the women who walk the streets. But life and work go on. Brenda, with three children, can't afford to give up while Audrey, now in her forties, desperately goes on 'working the cars'. And then, when another women is savagely murdered, Jean, her lover, takes desperate measures.
"Synopsis" by , Written by the author of "Union Street", "The Century's Daughter" and "The Man Who Wasn't There", this is a story about a killer who is roaming the streets of a northern city, setting off a wave of terror.
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