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A year to learn a woman, Paddy Richardson

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A year to learn a woman
Title
A year to learn a woman
Statement of responsibility
Paddy Richardson
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Claire is a Dunedin freelance writer who is hired by a dodgy lawyer to write a biography of a serial rapist at present in prison. She's wary, but she's a solo mother with a teenage daughter and desperately needs the money. The rapist's very name, Travis Crill, inspires revulsion from everyone she approaches, but despite many warnings she forges on. Crill himself, when she interviews him in prison, is chillingly charming. A rapist? Initially there are few clues to how this man became a violent psychotic rapist, but slowly Claire begins to unravel the story. What are his parents hiding? Why did the rapes occur only every October? And how does he seem to know so much about her? If Crill is locked away in jail, why is Claire so paranoid? Could she be Crill's next victim? In the style typical of this genre, the novel explodes into a final terrifying climax which forces Claire into a violent confrontation with Crill. This is pacy, involving genre fiction of the very best kind, with lots more to come from this author
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
NZ823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
A year to learn a woman, Paddy Richardson
Label
A year to learn a woman, Paddy Richardson
Publication
Note
  • Novel
  • "Why does he strike just once a year?"--Cover
  • "A Penguin original"--Back cover
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9780143010029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL218298
  • (OCoLC)262461783
  • (Nz)12481270
  • (NLNZils)1312558
  • (eLGAR).b23114095

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