Broken Boy. Richmond, Virginia: Valancourt Books.
more than a thriller, a contemporary novel and good one" . Broken Boy.
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Blackburn's third book and it shows. he was at the top of his game
Blackburn's third book and it shows. he was at the top of his game. Short, not a word wasted but a whole sinister world created. European black magic combined with African, a killer cult, fiendish women, one in the past as inspiration, the present day ones like maniacal Women's Institute members distributing bloody death instead of jam and cakes.
Broken Boy. John Blackburn. It would make a heck of a movie. Evening News "He is certainly the best British novelist in his field and deserves the widest recognition.
It would make a heck of a movie. Blackburn, John, 1923-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on July 7, 2014. Get weekly book recommendations .
A Scent of New-Mown Hay (1958). The Bad Penny (1985). with a new introduction by. GREG GBUR. A Ring of Roses (1965). A Book of the Dead by John Blackburn. First published London: Robert Hale, 1984. Published by Valancourt Books, Richmond, Virginia.
Broken Boy, one of Blackburn’s earliest, begins with the seemingly straightforward murder of a prostitute. When the supposed prostitute turns out to have been a former Soviet agent, General Kirk of the British Foreign Office gets involved in the investigation. There’s lots more information about Blackburn and the background of his books in the introductions that I wrote - but I’ll save that for those who read them! I’m tentatively planning to write introductions for more of Blackburn’s work for Valancourt, and I’ll announce those titles when they appear. by John Blackburn. Our only current writer who can induce such terror as the Grimm Brothers di. - Times Literary Supplement "A real chiller.