Are the characteristics of an adult killer or his victim visible in the playground or at the school disco Or are the roots of a motive for murder seeded there With characteristic brio and humour, Christopher Brookmyre investigates ...
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Are the characteristics of an adult killer or his victim visible in the playground or at the school disco? Or are the roots of a motive for murder seeded there? With characteristic brio and humour, Christopher Brookmyre investigates...
We could tell you about the bodies. We could tell you their names, where they were found, and the state they were in. We could tell you about the suspects too, the evidence, the investigators; join a few dots, even throw you a motive. But what would be the point? You're going to make your own assumptions anyway. After all, you know these people, don't you? You went to school with them - we all did. Granted, that was twenty years ago, but how much does anybody really change? Exactly. So if you really knew them then, you'll already have all the answers.
If you really knew them then...
This is the book I would want if I were marooned on a desert island or lost in space - INDEPENDENT
Brookmyre's antipathies toward the establishment- priests, teachers and crooked officials- are going strong, but are matched with a welcome complexity. - OBSERVER
Brookmyre has lost none of his wit and panache. - SUNDAY EXPRESS
If you're looking for a breath of fresh air in this genre, then look no further. - IRISH EXAMINER
Chris Brookmyre was a journalist before becoming a full-time novelist with the publication of his award-winning debut QUITE UGLY ONE MORNING, which established him as one of Britain's leading crime authors. His Jack Parlabane novels have sold more than one million copies in the UK alone.