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Lockdown: the crime thriller that predicted a world in quarantine

Lockdown: the crime thriller that predicted a world in quarantine
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Lockdown: the crime thriller that predicted a world in quarantine
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  • ISBN: 9781529411690
41,60 Lei
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'They said that twenty-five percent of the population would catch the flu. Between seventy and eighty percent of them would die. He had been directly exposed to it, and the odds weren't good.'

A CITY IN QUARANTINE


London, the epicenter of a global pandemic, is a city in lockdown. Violence and civil disorder simmer. Martial law has been imposed. No-one is safe from the deadly virus that has already claimed thousands of victims. Health and emergency services are overwhelmed.

A MURDERED CHILD

At a building site for a temporary hospital, construction workers find a bag containing the rendered bones of a murdered child. A remorseless killer has been unleashed on the city; his mission is to take all measures necessary to prevent the bones from being identified.

A POWERFUL CONSPIRACY

D.I. Jack MacNeil, counting down the hours on his final day with the Met, is sent to investigate. His career is in ruins, his marriage over and his own family touched by the virus. Sinister forces are tracking his every move, prepared to kill again to conceal the truth. Which will stop him first - the virus or the killers?

Written over fifteen years ago, this prescient, suspenseful thriller is set against a backdrop of a capital city in quarantine, and explores human experience in the grip of a killer virus.



May ... is a classy crime writer and Lockdown is both prophetic and unnerving, Guardian

His virus is far deadlier than Covid-19, but his portrait of a city under siege and his explanations for the spread of the disease . . . are scarily prescient , Observer

Lockdown feels inescapably relevant, its pages teeming with existential dread -- Nick Duerden, iPaper

May's depiction of a London under siege from a powerful global virus now rings only too true... Packed with detail, it makes uncomfortable, but gripping, reading -- Daily Mail

Inescapably relevant, The Scotsman
Detalii
Autor MAY, Peter
An apariţie 2020
Editura riverrun
Nr pagini 416
Dimensiuni 20 x 13 cm
Format Paperback, B
Cuvinte cheie: peter may