Crime: A Novel

Crime: A Novel

Irvine Welsh


“[An] inimitable mix of darkish realism, satire and mental perception . . . complex, unsettling and from time to time beautiful."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
In the wake of a bad child-murder case, Detective Ray Lennox of the Edinburgh PD has suffered a full-scale breakdown. He’s put on go away for psychological retuning and takes to the air for a few days of solar in Miami. From there, Crime turns into an unmistakably Welshian mix of the macabre and the psychologically astute, as Lennox faces a dwindling provide of antidepressants, a bridal-magazine-toting fiancée, and cokehappy locals who lead him again into previous behavior and go away him to take care of a baby. Is he fairly within the correct form to be taking part in knight-errant to a terrified ten-year-old woman? Will his most sensible instincts and worst judgments get them either killed, or locate him the redemption he seeks?<p />

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