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Complicity

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349139135

Price: £9.99

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‘Tense, Compelling & Satisfying’

‘A brilliant and disturbing book’

‘This is the first novel I have read by Iain Banks but it won’t be the last. I thoroughly enjoyed the plot & the way it was written’


COMPLICITY
n. 1. the fact of being an accomplice, esp. in a criminal act

A few spliffs, a spot of mild S&M, phone through the copy for tomorrow’s front page, catch up with the latest from your mystery source – could be big, could be very big – in fact, just a regular day at the office for free-wheeling, substance-abusing Cameron Colley, a fully paid-up Gonzo hack on an Edinburgh newspaper.

The source is pretty thin, but Cameron senses a scoop and checks out a series of bizarre deaths from a few years ago – only to find that the police are checking out a series of bizarre deaths that are happening right now. And Cameron just might know more about it than he’d care to admit …

Complicity is a stunning exploration of the morality of greed, corruption and violence.

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A stylishly executed and well produced study in fear, loathing and victimisation which moves towards doom in measured steps
Observer
The most imaginative novelist of his generation
The Times
Literate, passionate and well-paced, Complicity succeeds as both an absorbing entertainment and a chilling examination of accountability in a morally bankrupt world
San Francisco Chronicle
A remarkable novel . . . superbly crafted, funny and intelligent
Financial Times
Fast moving . . . tightly plotted
Sunday Times
Compelling and sinister . . . a very good thriller
Glasgow Herald
From the brilliant opening . . . that lands the reader smack in the middle of the first of a series of cold-blooded murders to the final confrontation on a weather-beaten wild island . . . Complicity is irresistibly compelling
New York Times Book Review