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The dying hours

Author: Mark Billingham
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2013.
Series: The Tom Thorne novels
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
A cluster of suicides among the elderly. Such things are not unknown to the police and the deaths are quickly dismissed by the police as routine. Only one man is convinced that something more sinister is taking place. However, no one listens to Tom Thorne anymore. Having stepped out of line once too often, he's back in uniform and he hates it. Patronised and abused by his new colleagues, Thorne's suspicions about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Billingham
ISBN: 9781847444233 1847444237
OCLC Number: 827951985
Awards: Long-listed for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2014.
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: The Tom Thorne novels
Responsibility: by Mark Billingham.


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Expertly crafted, with a nicely judged build-up of tension and a slam-dunk ending. The Dying Hours is a terrific read Guardian A quality plot and plenty of cracking dialogue Morning Star

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