Devices and Desires

Devices and Desires

Book - 1989
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Publisher: New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, c1989
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780394580708
0394580702
Branch Call Number: MYS JAMES-P
Characteristics: p. cm

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DorisWaggoner
Aug 24, 2016

Adam Dalgleish, needing a vacation, comes to his late aunt's home on the lonely Norfolk coast, which she's left to him, to sort out her things. It's now in the shadow of a nuclear reactor, one focus of this novel. Originally written shortly after Chernobyl, it's greatly affected by that disaster. It's also the story of a serial killer. Dalgleish, unusually, is not the detective on the case, and keeps reminding himself of that. But his logical brain works on it, nonetheless. An interesting perspective. This one has too many characters, too many suspects. Otherwise, an interesting plot.

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Barbara27VG
Mar 15, 2016

I may have read this before

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