Nightmare in the Street

Nightmare in the Street

by Derek Raymond

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Overview

“A legendary crime novelist.”— The Sunday Times
 
A plainclothes cop in Paris, Kleber is forty years old and devoted to his young wife, Elenya, a former prostitute whom he rescued from her pimp. He is embittered by twenty-two years on the streets, and his sleep is haunted by dreams of death. Kleber has many enemies, and only one friend: a criminal named Mark. When Kleber is suspended from the police force for punching a fellow officer, his underworld enemies seize their chance to get even.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852429089
Publisher: Serpent's Tail Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/01/2006
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Raymond was born Robin Cook in 1931. He dropped out of Eton aged sixteen and spent much of his early career among criminals. The Factory series followed his early novels, The Crust on Its Uppers and A State of Denmark. His literary memoir The Hidden Files was published in 1992. He died in London in 1994.

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