Broken Bodies

By: Hampson, June

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Book Condition: Fine

Fine condition.Orion Books,2007.First UK edition-first printing(1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2).Black hardback(red lettering to the spine) with Dj(a couple of nicks,scratches and crease on the Dj cover),both in fine condition.The book is new with light shelf wear, small ink mark,a couple of nicks and creases on the edges of the pages.322pp.Price un-clipped.First edition.

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From Publishers Weekly: Set in mid-1960s Britain, Hampson's overly complicated follow-up to Trust Nobody begins with an anonymous woman's cold-blooded murder after sex. In the main story line, Daisy Lane has returned to her hometown of Gosport, still reeling from the violent deaths in Trust Nobody of her husband, Kenny, murdered by a fellow con in prison, and her lover, Eddie, Kenny's older brother. Daisy, who's recently given birth to Eddie's son, is determined to bring down Eddie's killer, Roy Kemp, a notorious London thug who runs with the Kray twins, real-life criminals who terrorized the East End in the 1950s and '60s. Hampson muddies the narrative with confusing side plots, one of which involves the dead woman in the opening.Those interested in the gritty underside of London during this period might look instead to The Lost and other crime novels by Roberta Kray, the wife of one of the Kray twins.

Title: Broken Bodies

Author Name: Hampson, June

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Edition: First UK edition-first printing

Publisher: Orion Publishing: 2007

ISBN Number: 0752874667

ISBN Number 13: 9780752874661

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 384

Keywords: Literature & Fiction Broken Bodies,