Nineteen Eighty by David Peace

Nineteen Eighty

David Peace

The third book in the Red Riding quartet. The language and the content are extremely graphic, violent and shocking. Fact and fiction about the Yorkshire Ripper are entwined into a novel that is definitely not bedtime reading.

Extract

He pushes me back and leaves me reaching out again in the dark room, there across the bottles and the cans, the rags and the newspapers, the chipboard walls, the rusting cans and the broken bottles, the rotting rags and the soiled papers, the splattered chipboard walls, me reaching out, grabbing him, dancing in the dark room, here among the bottles and the cans, the rags and the newspapers ... dancing in the dark room, dancing until -

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  • Filth by Irvine Welsh
  • Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z Brite

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