The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter

A Glasgow Underworld Novel

Book - 2013
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A twenty-nine-year-old man lives alone in his Glasgow flat. The telephone rings; a casual conversation, but behind this a job offer. He is an expert. A loner. Freelance. Another job is another job, but what if this organisation wants more? A meeting at a club. An offer. A brief. A target: Lewis Winter. It's hard to kill a man well.
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2013
ISBN: 9781447212751
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY MACKA...M
Characteristics: xii, 322 pages ; 20 cm
Notes: Originally published: London: Mantle, 2013


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Aug 20, 2015

Sort of a reverse-police procedural, or a gangster procedural, a clever crime structured story.

msmigels May 17, 2015

An intriguingly odd crime story where there's no quest for an unknown murderer, no race to avert a death, not even a detective character until about half way into the novel. The writing is cold and clinical with short, snappy sentences, but what emerges is a wholly believable and frighteningly plausible portrait of Glasgow's criminal underworld.


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