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Death of a murderer

Author: Rupert Thomson
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ordinary policeman spends a long and thoughtful night guarding the body of one of Britain's most notorious criminals. This work is partly a story of love and how it changes over time, and partly an exploration into the very nature of evil and how we deal with it culturally.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, Rupert.
Death of a murderer.
London : Bloomsbury, 2007
(OCoLC)608427844
Online version:
Thomson, Rupert.
Death of a murderer.
London : Bloomsbury, 2007
(OCoLC)609294720
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Thomson
ISBN: 9780747588047 074758804X 9780747590682 0747590680
OCLC Number: 76851821
Awards: Short-listed for Costa Novel Award 2007
Description: 249 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rupert Thomson.

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Who do we love, and why? How do we protect our children? What separates us from the people we call monsters? This novel takes on one of the most controversial subjects and addresses the difficult  Read more...

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'Rupert Thomson reaches the summit of his powers with his new book DEATH OF A MURDERER, a novel of beautiful moral complexity. We thought we knew Myra Hindley, and were done with her, but Thomson Read more...

 
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