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LUTHER: The Calling by Neil Cross
  

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Luther: The Calling, the first in a new series of novels featuring DCI John Luther, takes us into Luther's past and into his mind. It is the story of the case that tore his personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice. Beyond fury, beyond vengeance. All the way to murder…

If you like Neil Cross you might also like to read books by Chris Simms, Jeff Lindsay and Tim Lott.

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Synopsis

LUTHER: The Calling by Neil Cross

Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. He's a murder detective. A near-genius. He's brilliant; he's intense; he's instinctive. He's obsessional. He's dangerous. DCI John Luther has an extraordinary clearance rate. He commands outstanding loyalty from friends and colleagues. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumours that DCI Luther is bad - not corrupt, not on the take, but tormented. Luther seethes with a hidden fury that at times he can barely control. Sometimes it sends him to the brink of madness, making him do things he shouldn't; things way beyond the limits of the law.

Reviews

'Cross delivers a brooding piece of back-story for fans of the character inhabited by Idris Elba on screen. However, if you're not already a DCI Luther convert, it also serves as a good jumping off point into his tortured world'
Shortlist, top 20 crime novels of the year

About the Author

Neil Cross

Neil Cross is the author of CHRISTENDOM, MR IN-BETWEEN, HOLLOWAY FALLS and ALWAYS THE SUN. He lives with his wife and two children.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th August 2011

Author

Neil Cross

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www.neil-cross.com/

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Hardback

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ISBN

9780857203366

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