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Blood At The Root - Peter Robinson
Blood At The Root
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Hatred and murder breed in dark places ... In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered, savagely kicked and beaten to death by assailant or assailants unknown. It is a crime shocking in its raw brutality, and its shattering repercussions will be felt throughout a small provincial... show more
Hatred and murder breed in dark places ... In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered, savagely kicked and beaten to death by assailant or assailants unknown. It is a crime shocking in its raw brutality, and its shattering repercussions will be felt throughout a small provincial community on the edge -- because the victim was far from innocent, a youth whose sordid secret life was a tangle of terrifying contradictions and virulent racial hatred. And now a dedicated policeman beset by his own tormenting demons must follow the leads into the rankest pits of man's inhumanity to man -- to catch a killer before his village explodes.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780380794768 (0380794764)
Publisher: Avon
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Banks 0 (#9)
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willemite
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When a 21-year-old racist is beaten to death in an alley near a pub, it is thought the work of three local Asian-Brits. But the investigation by Banks and DC Susan Grey leads in a different direction. The head of the white-power group with which the victim is affiliated is into more than just hate p...
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4.0 Blood At The Root
A white supremacist youth is beaten to death in an alley, and the evidence appears to point to a group of young Pakistani men. However, there is no evidence to hold them, and there is political fallout. Meanwhile, Banks' marriage is falling apart and Sandra leaves him; he also gets into serious tr...
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