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People Die Paperback – 9 August 2001

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Product details

  • ASIN : 0340793252
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks; 1st edition (9 August 2001)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0340841850
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0340793251
  • Dimensions : 15.2 x 23.3 x 2 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.6 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

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The body count in this tersely controlled thriller is extremely high and rather shocking, even for die-hard thriller readers like me. . . A good, fast read. - Daily Mail

Black and filmic - The Times

Terse and spooky, PEOPLE DIE is that most remarkable of things: a killer-thriller with humour and heart - The Face

Unconventional and remarkable debut novel The writing is fluent and thoughtful; there are no histrionics here. Even so Wignall is good on the mechanics of the hit, the banality of evil thought provoking stuff, well worth your time - Tangled Web Uk Review

But Kevin Wignall has managed to pull off the (almost) perfect anti-hero saga with admirable originality and economy of language People Die nonetheless engages the reader from the beginning and with a gripping twist wirthy of Le Carre or Flemming, Wignall turns an implausible plot into something very credible - Bristol Evening Post

Wignall's spare dispassionate prose - pulls you in as he deatials JJ's machinations to avoid the bullet himself and the casual killing of those in the wrong place at the wrong time - The Big Issue

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A classy, laid-back, powerful and stunning debut from a new, young British writer.

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