The Used Women's Book Club

The Used Women's Book Club

3.02 (48 ratings by Goodreads)
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On the night a book group meets to swap novels, the husband of one of its members borrows a flat in which to have an illicit affair. It isn't the first time Larry has made himself scarce for one of Rob's adulterous flings, but tonight Rob is viciously beaten to death with a fisherman's hook. Is a modern-day Jack the Ripper on the loose? Can Larry work out who will be attacked next? And what is the link to the "Used Women's Book Club?" The suspicion and fear growing between this group of friends is making them all sick to their stomachs as the killer tears along, leaving blood and lives strewn through the streets of East more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 240.41g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747568278
  • 9780747568278
  • 2,173,125

Review quote

'An unusual literary thriller ... culminating in a maelstrom of accusations and tension as the killer is poised to strike again' Daily Mail 'A satire on contemporary sexual mores and a guided tour of London's murderous past... [treated with] with freshness, wit, and a lively appreciation of a city's dark history' Guardian 'Bryers gives his smart sex comedy a black but hopeful heart and a sharp sense of what it's like to live in contemporary London ... Witty, acerbic, 99.9 per cent excellent' Literary Review 'A slick literary thriller set in modern London, but stalked by Virginia Woolf and Jack the Ripper, both of whom hold clues to the murder' Eveshow more

About Paul Bryers

Paul Bryers is the author of many fine novels, the most recent of which is The Prayer of the Bone. He is a TV and film director when he is not writing and he lives in more

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48 ratings
3.02 out of 5 stars
5 4% (2)
4 21% (10)
3 50% (24)
2 23% (11)
1 2% (1)
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