The Long Drop (Paperback)

Denise Mina

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`A masterpiece by the woman who may be Britain's finest living crime novelist' Daily Telegraph **WINNER OF THE 2017 MCILVANNEY PRIZE FOR SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR** **CHOSEN BY THE TELEGRAPH AS ONE OF THE BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2017** **CHOSEN BY THE FINANCIAL TIMES AS ONE OF THE BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2017** **CHOSEN BY THE GUARDIAN AS ONE OF THE BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2017** **CHOSEN BY THE SCOTSMAN AS ONE OF THE BEST CRIME BOOKS OF 2017** Glasgow, 1957. It is a December night and William Watt is desperate. His family has been murdered and he needs to find out who killed them. He arrives at a bar to meet Peter Manuel, who claims he can get hold of the gun that was used. But Watt soon realises that this infamous criminal will not give up information easily. Inspired by true events, The Long Drop follows Watt and Manuel along back streets and into smoky pubs, and on to the courtroom where the murder trial takes place. Can Manuel really be trusted to tell the truth? And how far will Watt go to get what he wants? `Relentlessly tense and exciting' Sunday Mirror `The Long Drop is not just a success and a thrilling read in its own right, but a game-changer for the genre' Scotland on Sunday `The extraordinary story of a 1950s Glasgow murder mystery' Guardian


Product Details

  • Product code: BMGXB
  • ISBN: 9781784704858
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  • Pages: 256
  • Publish date: 22/02/2018

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