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A man’s corpse is discovered in a London warehouse, bundled into five shopping bags. Our nameless narrator from the Unexplained Deaths division of the Met is put on the case. As he probes a world of horror in South London, a terrible secret from his own past emerges, and he uncovers much more than the murderer.

Derek Raymond is the father of British noir and much admired by a new generation of crime writers. He died in 1994.

Synopsis:

More mayhem on the mean streets of London, from cult crime author Raymond.

About the Author

Raymond was born Robin Cook in 1931. He dropped out of Eton aged sixteen and spent much of his early career among criminals. The Factory series followed his early novels, The Crust on Its Uppers and A State of Denmark. His literary memoir The Hidden Files was published in 1992. He died in London in 1994.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781852427979
Author:
Raymond, Derek
Publisher:
Serpent's Tail
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Police
Subject:
London (england)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5.1 x 0.6 in 6.5 oz

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