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A willing victim

Author: Laura Wilson
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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London, November, 1956. DI Ted Stratton is tasked with investigating the murder of Jeremy Lloyd, a strange young man with a taste for esoteric religion. Stratton's enquiries lead him to Suffolk, where the mysterious Mr Roth has founded a Foundation for Spiritual Understanding. Apparently Lloyd had believed himself marked out for great things. But at the Foundation, Stratton meets twelve-year-old Michael who is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Wilson
ISBN: 9781849163118 1849163111 9781849163125 184916312X
OCLC Number: 793236862
Description: 419 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Laura Wilson.
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Set against the backdrop of the Suez Crisis and the suppression of the Hungarian uprising by the Soviets, A Willing Victim is a compelling thriller rooted in an uncertain world.  Read more...

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'Extraordinary mastery of the atmosphere, dialogue and morality of London's past ... a subtle writer who achieves her grip on the reader by the accumulation of little gems of setting and Read more...

 
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