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The Suicide Kit By David L. Hayles

The Suicide Kit
by David L. Hayles

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Takes on an alarming excursion to a world populated by the suffering, the delusional and the criminally insane. It is a place where death comes unexpectedly and violently, at the hands of pschycopaths, riflemen and cruel accident. This book presents tales of ingenious cruelty and sudden death in which menace and hilarity go hand in hand.
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The Suicide Kit Summary


The Suicide Kit by David L. Hayles

David L. Haynes's debut is an extraordinary, alarming excursion to a world populated by the suffering, the delusional and the criminally insane. It is a place where death comes unexpectedly and violently, at the hands of pschycopaths, riflemen and cruel accident. These are tales of ingenious cruelty and sudden death in which menace and hilarity go hand in hand. "The Typing Pool" features the tyrannical director of a detention camp, a man in search of a secretary, whose competitive dictation test ends, as planned, in the execution of all but one of the applicants. In "Bones", an uxorious man, fearful of his habit of falling out of love, takes a potion designed to bring blissful fidelity only to begin a strange descent into necrophilia. "The Cruise" opens us to the diary of a bored wife on a cruise liner who inadvertently murders her husband. Elsewhere, we meet a sadistic hotelier whose pleasure is the kidnapping of foreign arrivals at London's Victoria Coach Station, a homicidal corporal who wipes out his own platoon, the incredible Doctor Octor, the worst doctor on Harley Street, and Orson Beadle, travelling purveyor of sex toys, who finds within a fearsome pub a gaggle of willing male initiates. These, the stories that make up "The Suicide Kit", for all their freaks and grotesques, are imbued with a brilliant, brutal humour.

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About David L. Hayles


Born in East Sussex in 1970, David L. Hayles studied film and theatre at London University. After a year in the Caribbean working as a cocktail waiter, he returned to London to study journalism before going on to work for MTV and the BBC, where he now works.

Additional information

GOR001403987
The Suicide Kit by David L. Hayles
David L. Hayles
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2003-11-06
192
0099431823
9780099431824
N/A
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