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    DescriptionBoston, 1963. A city on the edge. The Boston Strangler has already claimed a dozen victims. For the three Daley brothers, crime is very much the family business but the Strangler's murderous spree is about to bring violent death a lot closer to home: Joe - tough-talking cop whose gambling habits - fast women, slow horses - drag him down into the city's gangland. Michael - Harvard-educated lawyer, tasked to bring the Strangler to justice. Ricky - expert burglar and the devil-may-care youngest son who is used to leading a charmed life. When the Strangler strikes, they will all be forced to look into their family's own lethal secrets and the one death in the past that has changed them forever...


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    Title
    The Strangler
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Landay
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 270 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780552149457
    ISBN 10: 0552149454
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: 813.6
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Publisher
    Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Imprint name
    Corgi Books
    Publication date
    14 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    William Landay is the author of the highly acclaimed Mission Flats, which was awarded the John Creasey Memorial Dagger for best debut crime novel of 2003. A graduate of Yale University and Boston College Law School, he was an assistant district attorney before turning to writing. He lives in Boston, where he is at work on his next novel.
    Review quote
    "A gripping, grown-up tale, punctuated by shocks, that leads to a shattering conclusion." Evening Standard "Landay's depiction of a turbulent period makes compulsive reading." Seven, Sunday Telegraph "A dense and satisfying novel of crime and retribution." Independent on Sunday "(A) marvellous novel ... a delicate portrayal of fatally compromised lives in a compromised city." Telegraph "A meaty, ambitious book, made all the more powerful by an author unafraid to tackle the complexities of moral ambiguity." The Guardian