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The Strangler

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The Strangler by William Landay
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Jun 12, 2012 | ISBN 9780345539465

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“Troubled cops, revenge-hungry mob bosses, dead women–these are the things that make life interesting…. [The Strangler has] plenty of violence, suspense and family intrigue.”—

“Landay movingly explores the bonds of family and basic questions of honesty and loyalty…. The emphasis remains on such themes as crime and punishment, love and honor, truth and justice.”—Publishers Weekly

“Complex…. This character-driven novel …[unfolds] against the backdrop of the oppressive atmosphere of 1963 Boston. People are reeling from the assassination of JFK and the still-on-the-loose Boston Strangler.”—USA Today

“Landay has a marvelous ear for dialogue and for relationship complexities, smartly emphasizing the impact of crime instead of on the crimes in particular.”—Baltimore Sun

“Mr. Landay combines a fictional investigation of the Strangler’s killings with a chronicle of three brothers…. The result is a gripping, atmospheric saga in which the official version of many matters (both criminal and civil) bears little resemblance to the truth.”–Wall Street Journal

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