Riddance
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781854594655Publication Date:
1 Jul 1999
Size: 210mm x 150mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh 1999

Riddance

By Linda McLean

Paperback £8.99£7.19

A chilling emotional thriller about two men and a woman bound together by the secrets of surviving a childhood in a Glasgow tenement.

Ken is a vacuum cleaner salesman obsessed with the riddance of dirt and dust. Clare got rid of her baby twenty years before. Frank wants to rid himself of the shadow of his violent faith. So, is murder ever justified? In defence of a child? And if you're never caught, do you get away with it, or are you forever in hiding?

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'a taut poetic thriller combining delicacy with a pressure-cooker energy'

Guardian

'You find yourself leaning forward, anxious to plunge into McLean's rippling pool of revelations'

Independent
Paperback, 84 pages ISBN: 9781854594655Publication Date:
1 Jul 1999
Size: 210mm x 150mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Linda McLean:

Any Given Day
Glory on Earth
Family: three plays
One Good Beating
Sex & God
Shimmer
strangers, babies
What Love Is

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