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By David Peace

Diciembre de 1980. El Destripador ha matado ya a trece mujeres. Ante los angeles inefectividad de los angeles policía de West Yorkshire, el Ministerio del inside crea una superbrigada para asesorarla, pero en realidad también para vigilarla. Peter Hunter, comisario jefe del Gran Manchester, es enviado a Leeds al frente de un nuevo equipo de investigadores. No puede decirse que reciban una cordial bienvenida. Hunter ya había estado en West Yorkshire en dos ocasiones, para esclarecer –sin éxito– algunos casos en los que estaban involucrados algunos miembros de los angeles policía. l. a. matanza del pub Strafford (1974) y l. a. purple de pornografía y corrupción policial de Bradford (1977) reaparecen aquí extrañamente conectadas con los asesinatos del Destripador… y son causa de nuevos y horrendos crímenes. 1980 confirma el pulso y l. a. originalidad narrativa de David Peace. Esta tercera novela del pink using Quartet prosigue su búsqueda a través de una trama infernal cada vez más peligrosamente próxima a su resolución.

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