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Child's Play By Reginald Hill

Child's Play by Reginald Hill

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Summary

`Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of crime fiction' Observer

Child's Play Summary

Child's Play (Dalziel & Pascoe, Book 9) by Reginald Hill

`Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of crime fiction' Observer

When Geraldine Lomas dies, her huge fortune is left to an animal rights organization, a fascist front and a services benevolent fund. But at her funeral a middle-aged man steps forward, claiming to be her long-lost son and rightful heir.

He is later found shot dead in the police car park, leaving behind a multitude of suspects. And Superintendent Dalziel and Peter Pascoe find themselves plunged into an investigation that makes most of their previous cases look like child's play...

Child's Play Reviews

`Few writers in the genre today have Hill's gifts: formidable intelligence, quick humour, compassion and a prose style that blends elegance and grace' Donna Leon, Sunday Times

`The fertility of Hill's imagination, the range of his power, the sheer quality of his literary style never cease to delight' Val McDermid, Sunday Express

`He is probably the best living male crime writer in the English-speaking world' Andrew Taylor, Independent

`Reginald Hill's novels are really dances to the music of time, his heroes and villains interconnecting, their stories entwining' Ian Rankin, Scotland on Sunday

`An increasingly lyrical and always humorous writer, he is first and foremost an instinctive and complete novelist who is blessed with a spontaneous storytelling gift' Francis Fyfield, Mail On Sunday

About Reginald Hill

Reginald Hill was brought up in Cumbria, and has returned there after many years in Yorkshire. With his first crime novel, A Clubbable Woman, he was hailed as `the crime novel's best hope' and twenty years on he has more than fulfilled that promise.

Additional information

GOR001530027
9780007313105
0007313101
Child's Play (Dalziel & Pascoe, Book 9) by Reginald Hill
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2009-06-25
368
N/A
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