WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY J.M. COETZEE. A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, ...
life-embracing Ida Arnold. Greene's gripping thriller, exposes a world of loneliness and fear, of life lived on the 'dangerous edge of things'.
A man is hunted and later found dead at the Brighton seaside. Murder begets murder, and all witnesses and possible witnesses need to be silenced. The psychological tension of this situation, described from the psychopathological point of view of
..." protagonist Pinky and his gang, is the subject of the book. When will he stop? When will he be safe?
This is not a detective story or a murder mystery. It is a tense and spare novel about the mind of one who has no conscience.