Or the Bull Kills You by Jason Webster

Or the Bull Kills You

Jason Webster

A first novel - and really good police procedural, featuring Camara as a sympathetic main character. Complete with a solid and colourful background in Valencia's bullfighting culture.

Extract

Camara rubbed his eyes for a second, his head spinning. Still blinding himself to the outside world, he breathed in and out slowly, trying to make his brain work more clearly than was its habit before lunchtime. He thought longingly of his hip flask, he could do with a shot right now.

Parallels
  • The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson
  • Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway

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