Flesh House

By: Macbride, Stuart

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Book Condition: Near fine


Near fine/VGC.HarperCollins,2008.First edition-first printing.Black hardback(silver lettering to the spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(two small marks inside the front Dj cover,a couple of creases,nicks and scratch on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC.Illustrated with b/w drawings.Nice and clean pages as new with a crease on the edges of the pages.Nice and clean book except for the small marks inside the Dj cover.470pp.Price un-clipped.First edition.

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Review:Those who like their crime thrillers diamond hard (but shot through with macabre humour) need look no further than Stuart MacBride. As Flesh House, his latest, once again proves, he has few equals in this area, and is more than worthy of the ever-growing legion of admirers he is gleaning. His tough protagonist, Logan McRae, is once again negotiating the mean streets of Aberdeen, with violence and threat forever at his elbow. Those who have read Cold Granite, Dying Light and Broken Skin will know what to expect here -- and they'll be aware that they're not in for a comfortable ride. n nThe city is in a state of fear. Some 20 years ago, the Grampian police nailed a particularly vicious serial killer known as The Flesher, a monster who had claimed victims throughout the country. But one of those frequent legal appeals which so often release dangerous criminals into the community has freed him, and when a container with human body parts appears at Aberdeen harbour, it looks like the stage is once again set for carnage on a massive scale. DS Logan McRae (along with his less experienced colleague, Chief Constable Mark Faulds from Birmingham -- who was on the original team tracking down The Flesher), finds himself in charge of one of the most ambitious manhunts city has ever seen. And then members of the original team tracking down their serial killer prey (whose real name is Ken Wiseman) begin to disappear -- and more human meat is making grisly appearances. All of this is delivered with the requisite grasp of tension and characterisation that we have come to expect from Stuart MacBride. There are those who will feel he has gone too far in Flesh House in confronting the less savoury aspects of human behaviour, but fans of uncompromising crime writing will be in their element.

Title: Flesh House

Author Name: Macbride, Stuart

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Edition: First edition-first printing

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2008

ISBN Number: 0007244541

ISBN Number 13: 9780007244546

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near fine

Jacket Condition: Very good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 863

Keywords: Literature & Fiction Flesh House,