With Nineteen Eighty Three David Peace completes his Yorkshire Ripper Quartet, an astonishing noir epic. Three intertwining storylines see the Quartet's central themes of corruption and the perversion of justice come to a head: BJ, the rent boy from Nineteen Seventy Four, the lawyer Big John Pigott, and Maurice Jobson, the senior cop whose career of corruption and brutality has set all this in motion, find themselves on a collision course that can only end in a terrible vengeance. Nineteen Eighty Threeis a fitting conclusion for one of the finest series in contemporary British crime writing.
David Peacegrew up in Yorkshire, England, in the 1970s and vividly remembers listening on the radio to the hoax tape of the Yorkshire Ripper. He now lives in Tokyo. ...Continua