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Publisher Description

"Thefertility of Hill's imagination, the range of his power, the sheer quality ofhis literary style never ceases to delight." —Val McDermid,author of Fever of the Bone

In a stand-alone psychological thrillerfrom acclaimed mystery master Reginald Hill, a mysterious ex-con returns to hisremote childhood home on a deadly hunt for revenge. Combining the chillingatmospheres of Thomas Harris’s The Silence of the Lambs, the narrativeingenuity of P.D. James’s The Private Patient, and the compellingcharacterizations of Hill’s own Dalziel and Pascoeseries, Hill delivers a frightful, fast-paced study of suspense at its mostsinister in The Woodcutter.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2011
August 2
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
528
Pages
PUBLISHER
Harper
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
4.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Laurie PS ,

Great book

Read straight through over two days....could not put it down!

Jeff-Ohio ,

The Woodcutter

Agree fully. This was first nonfiction book I read since college--what a stunner! I'll bet that there are other great books from the late Mr. Hill.

JeanLuc-DRA ,

Excellent, suspenseful book

This was the first book I've read from Reginald Hill. Could not put it down. Well crafted, full of literary references and lovely, challenging British words (the iPad built in dictionary was most helpful).
Powerfully developed, very human characters, the strong, the weak, the good and the evil, populate this book.
I fully intend to start at the beginning and catch up on Mr. Hill's other books.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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