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Nineteen Eighty-Three

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Nineteen Eighty-Three by David Peace
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Feb 09, 2010 | ISBN 9780307455130

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Praise

“A major achievement. . . . Peace’s voice is powerful and unique.  This is compelling stuff.” —The Guardian

“Rarely has the crime novel managed to say something more serious and enduring than in Peace’s masterful quartet.” —New Statesman

“Magnificent. . . . Nineteen Eighty-Three is Peace’s best yet.” —Yorkshire Post
 
“Fiction that comes with a sense of moral gravity. . . . A fierce indictment of the era.” —The Independent

“Peace is a manic James Joyce of the crime novel . . . invoking the horror of grim lives, grim crimes, and grim times.” —Sleazenation
 
“[Peace] exposes a side of life which most of us would prefer to ignore.” —Daily Mail
 
“David Peace is the future of crime fiction. . . . A fantastic talent.” —Ian Rankin
 
“British crime fiction’s most exciting new voice in decades.” —GQ
 
“[David Peace is] transforming the genre with passion and style.” —George Pelecanos
 
“Peace has single-handedly established the genre of Yorkshire Noir, and mightily satisfying it is.” —Yorkshire Post
 
“A compelling and devastating body of work that pushes Peace to the forefront of British writing.” —Time Out (London)
 
“A writer of immense talent and power. . . . If Northern Noir is the crime fashion of the moment, Peace is its most brilliant designer.” —The Times (London)
 
“Peace has found his own voice—-full of dazzling, intense poetry and visceral violence.” —Uncut
 
“A tour de force of crime fiction which confirms David Peace’s reputation as one of the most important names in contemporary crime literature.” —Crime Tim

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