Dead Right

Dead Right

Book - 1998
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a rainy night in Eastvale, a teenager is found in an alleyway, smashed over the head with a beer bottle and beaten to death. What first looks like a typical after-hours pub brawl gone seriously wrong soon becomes more complex and more sinister, as Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Constable Susan Gay must struggle with a case complicated by escalating racial tensions and simmering departmental politics.

Publisher: Toronto, ON : Penguin Books, 1998
ISBN: 9780140267167
Characteristics: 320 ; cm


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hermlou Jan 24, 2011

Inspector Banks investigates the death of a teenager who was kicked to death after being hit on the head with a beer bottle. Suspicion falls on a trio of Pakistanis whom he insulted at a pub, but the racist Albion League is also suspected. Complex plot reflects the culture and racial tensions in Yorkshire.

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