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Piece of my heart

Author: Peter Robinson
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2006.
Series: Inspector Banks mystery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1969. Rock 'n' roll, psychedelic drugs, and peace-loving hippies are thriving in Britain. But in the aftermath of a rock music festival, cold reality strikes when a woman is found murdered in her sleeping bag, callously left among the debris in the concert's wake. Detective Inspector Stanley Chadwick is the hard-headed, straitlaced copper assigned to the case who must reluctantly enter a counterculture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Named Person: Alan Banks, (Fictitious character); Alan Banks, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Robinson
ISBN: 0340836865 9780340836866 0340836873 9780340836873
OCLC Number: 64957652
Awards: Shortlisted for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2008.
Description: 440 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Inspector Banks mystery.
Responsibility: Peter Robinson.
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'Robinson has to use all his ingenuity to find the solution to both killings. This book benefits hugely from Robinson's sympathetic leading man and the richly recorded Dales settings.' -- Scotsman Read more...

 
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