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The semantics of murder

Author: Aifric Campbell
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jay Hamilton lives a comfortable life in fashionable west London, listening to the minor and major dysfunctions of the over-privileged clients who frequent his psychoanalysis practice. But the darker recesses of his own psyche would not stand up to close examination: his brother Robert, a genius professor of mathematical linguistics, was apparently killed by rent boys in Los Angeles and Jay was the first on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Named Person: Richard Montague; Richard Montague
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aifric Campbell
ISBN: 9781852429966 1852429968
OCLC Number: 187294586
Notes: " ... inspired by the life and work of Richard Montague, a brilliant and controversial professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Los Angeles who was murdered in 1971. The crime remains unsolved"--Page [1] of preliminaries.
Awards: Short-listed for Glen Dimplex New Writers Awards: Fiction 2008
Description: [6], 250 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Aifric Campbell.

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Jay Hamilton lives a comfortable life in west London, listening to the dysfunctions of the over-privileged clients who frequent his psychoanalysis practice. But the darker recesses of his own psyche  Read more...

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