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Book reviews - The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die


Author: Nicholas Blake
3 (3 Votes)
One of the Observer's 1,000 novels everyone must read, The Beast Must Die is a darkly compelling psychological novel in which a crime writer plans to commit the perfect murder.
 
Respected crime writer Frank Cairns plots the perfect murder -- a murder that he himself will commit.
 
Cairns intends to murder the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son, but when his intended victim is found dead and Cairns becomes the prime suspect, the author insists that he has been framed. An old friend of Cairns calls in private detective Nigel Strangeways, who must unravel a fiendishly plotted mystery if he is to discover what really happened to George Rattery.
 
The Beast Must Die is one of Nicholas Blake's most acclaimed novels and was picked by the Observer as one of the 1,000 novels everyone must read.

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