books: Flesh House by Stuart MacBride

In contrast to the previous review I finished reading this a few months ago but forgot to review it (actually I just found it lying on the floor beside my bed and realised my mistake.  Even after that time gap I can remember much of the plot of this book, how the police were led up a few blind alleys and who the murderer eventually turned out to be.

I’ve read a few of Stuart MacBride’s books now, all fairly brutal murder mysteries set in modern day Aberdeen and following Police procedure and culture very well.  What I would warn potential readers about this book is that the subject matter, i.e. the nature of the murders is particularly graphic – perhaps why it stuck with me so much.

Nevertheless, a good, exciting and stimulating read.

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