By Derek Raymond
Murders are a dime a dozen in Margaret Thatcher's London, and by way of the brutal killing of a middle-aged alcoholic chanced on dumped outdoor of city, Scotland backyard has extra very important circumstances to deal with.
Instead it is a task for the dept of Unexplained Deaths and its head Detective Sergeant. With just a field of cassette-tape diaries as proof the rogue detective has no chouce yet to hear the haunting voice of the sufferer for clues to his grotesque end.
The first e-book in Derek Raymond's acclaimed manufacturing unit sequence is an unflinching but deeply compassionate portrait of a urban tormented by poverty and perversion, and a policeman who could be the just one who cares in regards to the "people who do not topic and who by no means did."
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