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  • ISBN: 0316015636
  • ISBN: 9780316015639
  • Physical Description: p. cm.
    print
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2010.

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General Note: "A Reagan Arthur book."
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2010 February #2
    Eddy and Pat, two Glasgow yobs, are hired to snatch a man named Bob from a modest home in a Glasgow suburb and hold him for a two-million-pound ransom. They botch the job, finding no one named Bob, accidentally shooting a teenage girl, and snatching the girl's father, a Ugandan émigré who owns a none-too-prosperous convenience store. Police-department sexism leads to DS Alex Morrow's dim rival, Grant Bannerman, being placed in charge of the investigation; but Alex's efforts uncover the only leads in the case. An award-winning crime novelist, Mina knows her gritty hometown, and Still Midnight offers a stunning portrait of transcendent bleakness. Alex is close to a breakdown; curiously, we don't learn the full why for 270 pages. The kidnap victim is haunted by his mother's rape as they fled Uganda. Even Eddy and Pat are tormented. Similarly, Glasgow is vividly portrayed as an avatar of urban poverty, violence, and utter despair; the lashing rains and raw winds of October in Scotland only serve to deepen the sense of desperation. Grim but compelling. Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Denise Mina is the author of Slip of the Knife, The Dead Hour, Field of Blood, Deception, and the Garnethill trilogy, the first installment of which won her the John Creasey Memorial Prize for best first crime novel. She lives in Glasgow.

Subject: Policewomen Fiction
Scotland Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Search Results Showing Item 5 of 594 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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