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Crime By Irvine Welsh

Crime
by Irvine Welsh

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Detective Inspector Ray Lennox has fled to Miami to escape the aftermath of a mental breakdown induced by occupational stress and cocaine abuse, and a harrowing child-sex murder case back in Edinburgh.
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Crime by Irvine Welsh

Detective Inspector Ray Lennox has fled to Miami to escape the aftermath of a mental breakdown induced by occupational stress and cocaine abuse, and a harrowing child-sex murder case back in Edinburgh. But his fiancee Trudi is only interested in planning their wedding, and soon Lennox cast adrift, alone in Florida. A coke-fuelled binge brings him into contact with another victim of sexual predation, ten-year-old Tianna, and Lennox flees across the state with his terrified charge, determined to protect her at any cost. But can Lennox trust his own instincts? And can he handle Tianna, while still trying to get to grips with the Edinburgh murder?

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Crime Reviews


"A triumph... A great, redemptive book... It leaves you wanting more, much more" * Observer *
"Powerful, passionate writing... Welsh gets it just right" * Literary Review *
"Powerful... A bracing and engaging read" * Daily Telegraph *
"Crime is by some distance Welsh's most restrained and thoughtful work" * The Times *
"You never know what you're going to get with Irvine Welsh, other than guaranteed intelligence. But what you get here is a triumph. A brave take on paedophile rings and the minds, fast and slow, behind them... There are echoes of rebus, of Christopher Brookmyre, even of Carl Hiaasen... There's only one Welsh and you should be reading him again" * Observer *

About Irvine Welsh


Irvine Welsh is the author of eleven previous novels and four books of shorter fiction. He currently lives in Chicago.

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GOR009757464
Crime by Irvine Welsh
Irvine Welsh
Used - Like New
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2009-07-02
352
009950698X
9780099506980
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.