Val McDermid, De sirene
Een Tony Hill thriller

`Wat mij bij spraakmakende moordzaken telkens weer verbaast, is dat de daders er zo lang mee hebben kunnen doorgaan. Dat zegt iets over de werking van politie en justitie. Maar het zegt ook iets over de maatschappij waarin wij leven.' Val McDermid

Vier mannen zijn al op wrede wijze vermoord: verminkt en gemarteld.
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Title
De sirene
Author
Val McDermid
Translator
Sophie Brinkman
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The mermaids singing
Publisher
Amsterdam: Luitingh-Sijthoff, 2013
344 p. (ePub2, 1191964 bytes)
ISBN
9789024565818
CloudLibrary
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About Val McDermid

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Val McDermid, (born 4 June 1955) is a Scottish crime writer, best known for a series of novels featuring clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill in a grim sub-genre that McDermid and others have identified as Tartan Noir. At Raith Rovers football stadium, a stand has been named after McDermid.

Biography

McDermid comes from a working-class family in Fife. She studied English at St Hilda's College, Oxford, where she was the first student to be admitted from a Scottish state school.

After graduation she became a journalist and began her literary career as a dramatist. Her first success as a novelist, Report for Murder: The First Lindsay Gordon Mystery occurred in 1987.

McDermid was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland in 2011. She is co-founder of the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival and the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, part of the…Read more on Wikipedia