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1447274431
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Author: Cleeves, Ann
Publication year: 2015
Media class: Paperback
Genre: Perez, Jimmy (Fictitious character) Police
Classification: F
Publisher: Pan Books, 2015
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781447274438
Notes:
TV tie-in
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2006
The murder of teenager Catherine Ross sends shockwaves through a small Shetland community, and most of the fingers of blame point to loner and simpleton Magnus Tait. But Catherine's vicious and sudden demise has thrown a veil of suspicion over everyone who knew her, and one local detective is keeping all options open.
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This is the first book in the Shetland series by Ann Cleeves. Teenager Catherine Ross is found dead on Shetland. The most obvious suspect is Magnus Tait, a loner with possible learning difficulties. Magnus is already suspected of being involved in the disappearance of a local child some years previously. Ann Cleeves depicts the atmosphere of life on Shetland, where everyone knows everyone else’s business , very well. She also introduces the reader to Shetland’s history. and traditions . I particularly enjoyed the way in which Ann Cleeves chronicles the relationships between the various characters and challenges the assumptions we make about others.
04/05/20
littlevicki
Darlington
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