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NewYorkTimesBestsellerEverycophasapersonal‘White’:acriminalwhogotawaywithmurder–orworse–andwasabletoslipbackintolife,leavingthevictim’sfamilystillseekingjustice,thecopplaguedbyguilt.Backinthe1990s,BillyGraveswasoneoftheWildGeese:atight-knitcrewofyoungmavericks,freshtopoliceworkandhungryforjustice,lookingoutforeachotherandtheir‘family’ofneighbourhoodlocals.ButthenBillymadesomebadheadlinesbyaccidentallyshootingaten-year-oldboywhilebringingdownanangel-dustedberserkerinthestreet.Brandedaloosecannon,hespentyearsinonedead-endpostingafteranother.NowhehassettledintohisroleassergeantintheNightWatch,contentsimplytodohisjobandgohometohisfamily.Butwhenheiscalledtothe4a.m.stabbingofamaninPennStation,Billydiscoversthevictimisthe‘White’ofoneofhisoldestfriends,aformermemberoftheWildGeese,whoisnowretired.Asthepastcomescrashingintothepresent,theWildGeeseseeminglyrisefromthedead,andthebadoldrun-and-gundaysofthe90sarebackwithavengeance.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781408864593
ISBN-10: 1408864592
Pagini: 333
Dimensiuni: 130 x 198 x 27 mm
Greutate: 0.25 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Caracteristici

TheWhitesisRichardPrice’sfirstthrillerintendedforasolidlycommercialaudience,writteninafilmicnarrativestylethatlooselymirrorsthestructureofapolicereport

Notă biografică

RichardPricehaswritteneightnovelswhichincludeClockers,Freedomland,SamaritanandLushLife.Heisalsoaninternationallyrenownedscreenwriterforbothfilmandtelevision,havingwrittenamongotherworksSeaofLove,Ransom,theAcademyAwardnominatedTheColorofMoneyandmultipleepisodesofTheWire.TheWhitesishisfirststraight-shoturbanthriller.HelivesinHarlemwithhiswife,thenovelistLorraineAdams.

Recenzii

Whetheryoucallitacrimenoveloramysterynoveloragiraffewithpolkadots,islargelyirrelevant-TheWhitesis,simplyput,agreatAmericannovel
Riveting…Henotonlyhasavisceralabilitytoconveythegritty,day-to-dayrealitiesoftheirjobs,butalsoaknackforusingtheirdetectiveworkthewayJohnleCarréhasusedspystoriesandtradecraft,asaframeworkonwhichtobuildcomplexinvestigationsintothehumansoul
Thisbookliterallyinterruptedmyprofessionalandpersonallife.Oncein,Ihadtostayinandstickwithittotheend...asunstoppableasatraincomingthroughatunnel...Itprovidesinsightandknowledge,bothrarequalitiesinthekillingfieldsofthecrimenovel
TheWhitesisthecrimenoveloftheyear-grim,gutsy,andimpossibletoputdown.Ihadtoreadthefinal100pagesinasinglesitting.Ibeganbeingfascinated,andendedbeingdeeplymoved
OneofRichardPrice'sbestbooksyet
Thisishigh-octaneliterature,withthebestofRichardPriceandhissouped-uppseudonymHarryBrandt.Price/Brandtgetstotheheartofthosestoriesthateveryoneelserefusestotell.TheWhitesmanagestopatrolNewYorkanddeepenoursenseofthecityandallitsdarkcorners
Ifamorepowerfulcrimenovelispublishedthisyearitwillbeableedingmiracle
TheWhitesisafinebookaboutthecorruptedmoraluniverseinwhichhisall-too-believableNewYorkcopshavetowork…Billyisconfrontedbyonehardchoiceafteranotherasmattersbuildtoatensefinale
Magnificent,hugelycomplextaleofcriminality,revengeandredemption
Pricehasconstructedamazeofanovelthatalternatesbetweenscenesofintenseintrospectionandscenesdrivenbydialogue…TheWhitesdoesn’tracesomuchaslurchandcareenalong,oftenwithlittlebreathingspacebetweenfreneticactionsequences,emotionaloutbursts,andsheersurprise,butPricetakestimeoutforagemofaninterrogationscene
Electrifying…Thisisafast-pacedtalewithwell-writtencharactersandastrongnarrative
NolessajudgethanStephenKingcallsthis‘thecrimenoveloftheyear’,anditishardtodisagree.PriceisacknowledgedasoneofthegreatAmericanwriters,andthiselegant,nuancedstoryofarogueNewYorkdetectivedrawnbackintothepastbyamurderinthepresentamplyprovesit…Pricehasbroughtambiguity,self-doubtandfearamongthepolicetolife–asheagaindisplaysinthisstoryofBillyGraves…ThisnovelrevealsPrice’sdelicateskillatitsfinest–theauthorofeightnovels,includingthebrutalclockers,aswellasthefilmsSeaofLoveandTheColorofMoney,heisalegend,anddeservestobe