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The Less Dead

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'This is crime writing of the highest order' The Times**THE TIMES CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020****SHORTLISTED FOR THE 20... Lire la suite
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'This is crime writing of the highest order' The Times

**THE TIMES CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020**
**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 COSTA NOVEL AWARD**

When Margo goes in search of her birth mother for the first time, she meets her aunt, Nikki, instead. Margo learns that her mother, Susan, was a sex worker murdered soon after Margo's adoption. To this day, Susan's killer has never been found.

Nikki asks Margo for help. She has received threatening and haunting letters from the murderer, for decades. She is determined to find him, but she can't do it alone...

**A DAILY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020, SELECTED BY LEE CHILD**
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PRAISE FOR DENISE MINA:
'More proof that Denise Mina is Britain's best living crime writer' Sunday Express on The Less Dead
'Mina is the most compassionate of crime novelists... a dark and heartfelt novel' Mail on Sunday on The Less Dead
'Denise Mina is the cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions and never fails to deliver' Ian Rankin
'You won't be able to put Conviction down' Reese Witherspoon
'Unsettling, evocative and staggeringly good' Daily Express on The Long Drop
'An atmospheric recreation of a vanished Glasgow...and a compelling exploration of the warped criminal mind' The Times on The Long Drop: Top Ten Crime Novels of the Decade
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READERS LOVE THE LESS DEAD:
'One of the best books you'll read' *****
'Unputdownable' *****
'Gripping' *****
'An intelligent, gripping and compassionate crime novel' *****

Auteur

Denise Mina is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice and was inducted into the Crime Writers' Association Hall of Fame in 2014. The Long Drop, her latest novel, won the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Gordon Burn Prize. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes. She lives and works in Glasgow.



Texte du rabat

'Denise Mina is the cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions and never fails to deliver.' IAN RANKINWhen Margo goes in search of her birth mother for the first time, she meets her aunt, Nikki, instead.



Résumé

'This is crime writing of the highest order' The Times

**
THE TIMES CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020**
**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 COSTA NOVEL AWARD**

When Margo goes in search of her birth mother for the first time, she meets her aunt, Nikki, instead. Margo learns that her mother, Susan, was a sex worker murdered soon after Margo's adoption. To this day, Susan's killer has never been found.

Nikki asks Margo for help. She has received threatening and haunting letters from the murderer, for decades. She is determined to find him, but she can't do it alone...

**A DAILY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020, SELECTED BY LEE CHILD**
_______________________________________________________

PRAISE FOR DENISE MINA:
'More proof that Denise Mina is Britain's best living crime writer' Sunday Express on The Less Dead
'Mina is the most compassionate of crime novelists... a dark and heartfelt novel' Mail on Sunday on The Less Dead
'Denise Mina is the cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions and never fails to deliver' Ian Rankin
'You won't be able to put Conviction down' Reese Witherspoon
'Unsettling, evocative and staggeringly good' Daily Express on The Long Drop
'An atmospheric recreation of a vanished Glasgow...and a compelling exploration of the warped criminal mind' The Times on The Long Drop: Top Ten Crime Novels of the Decade
_______________________________________________________

READERS LOVE THE LESS DEAD:
'One of the best books you'll read' *****
'Unputdownable' *****
'Gripping' *****
'An intelligent, gripping and compassionate crime novel' *****

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Less Dead
Sous-titre: Shortlisted for the COSTA Prize 2020
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781529111804
ISBN: 1529111803
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House UK Ltd
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 341
Poids: 248g
Taille: H192mm x B127mm x T27mm
Année: 2021
Pays: GB