Nineteen Eighty Three - David Peace Reviews
Description:ISBN 1852427701 / Genre: Crime / Thriller / Author: David Peace / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 416 Pages / Book is published ... more
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by - written on 19/09/09 (Very useful, 139 readings)
1983 is the final part of the Red Riding quartet of novels set in Yorkshire, they echo the Yorkshire Ripper years and feature police brutality and corruption. This book brings together the disparate themes found in the three previous novels 1974, 1977, 1980, all feature rent boys, corrupt cops and dodgy lawyers. They are set in the Yorkshire area. Thats the basic facts of the novel but what a weird and wonderful novel this is, to say its a trial to read would be an understatment. There are three main characters and each chapter is a first person perspective over the events depicted. The three characters are bj, a rent boy, John Piggott a lawyer and Maurice ... Read the complete review
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