‘Few writers in the genre today have Hill's gifts: formidable intelligence, quick humour, compassion and a prose style that blends elegance and grace' Donna Leon, Sunday TimesHurrying out of St Monkey's church one day, Joe Sixsmith stumbles across a boy's corpse in a cardboard box and into more trouble than he's ever known.
`He pays attention to the old-fashioned values: meticulous plotting, authentic characterisation and realistic dialogue'
`Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of homebred crime fiction'
`Reginald Hill's novels are really dances to the music of time'
`He is first and foremost an instinctive and complete novelist who is blessed with a spontaneous storytelling gift'
Frances Fyfield, Mail on Sunday
Series: Joe Sixsmith
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 29th April 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 12.9 x 19.6 x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.16