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A Tale Etched In Blood And Hard Black Pencil

Christopher Brookmyre

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery

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...

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Praise for A Tale Etched In Blood And Hard Black Pencil

  • 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

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Christopher Brookmyre

Born in Glasgow, once resident in Edinburgh, Christopher Brookmyre now lives in Aberdeen. He still supports St Mirren.

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