Imagen del editor
Dead Meat: Phillip Kerr

Dead Meat

Phillip Kerr

179 valoraciones por Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0892965622 / ISBN 13: 9780892965625
Editorial: Chatto & Windus, UK, 1993
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Tarquin Rees Modern First Editions (Hastings, Reino Unido)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 11 de septiembre de 2014

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 52,04 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 17,95 De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito


Author's second book - SIGNED by the author to title page. First Edition, First Impression. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in gold. With the dust jacket. Pages a little browned as usual otherwise an excellent copy in the dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería P188

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Dead Meat

Editorial: Chatto & Windus, UK

Año de publicación: 1993

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st.

Acerca de


One of the most talked about writers in England today, chosen by the literary magazine Granta as one of the "Best of Young British Novelists" for the 1990s, Philip Kerr in his fifth novel explores the twilight landscape of St. Petersburg and the haunted, driven souls who inhabit it.
In contemporary Russia the only paint is green, toilet paper costs a week's pension, and dead lightbulbs are a precious commodity. This is the world inhabited by a nameless, cuckolded Moscow investigator, a lawyer by training, who is sent to St. Petersburg to seek out possible corruption in the Central Investigating Board.
The man from Moscow finds himself teamed up with a gruff, seemingly honest inspector named Grushko in the investigation of the murder of a famous journalist. To the St. Petersburg cops, and in particular the single-minded Grushko, the crime is obviously the work of the Russian Mafia, a combative and bloodthirsty league of Georgian, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian, and Chechen criminals who deal in everything from fake Rolexes to stolen meat. ("We'll never defeat the Mafia," one policeman says. "It's the one thing in this country that actually works.")
Then hoodlums suddenly start dying and Grushko and his shadow from Moscow must surmount their own doubts about each other to solve a crime that goes well beyond Milyukin's murder.
Set against the sad, beautiful backdrop of a once grand city now populated by an extraordinary cast of cops, hard-currency whores, materialistic yuppies, pimps, and "made men," Dead Meat is a superb, hard-edged suspense thriller. And with its echoes of Dostoyevsky, it is also an unforgettable literary journey through the strange and blood-soaked landscape where everyone is guilty of something, and punishment comes in many forms.

From the Publisher:

A tough, smart cop must use all her powers of intuition, to track the sociopath who wants to draw her into a chilling dialogue about the nature of life itself.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Descripción de la librería

We are specialist dealers in rare and collectable modern first editions with a particular focus on: signed modern firsts, hypermodern fiction, Horror, Crime, Literature in translation, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and Occult/esoteric interest.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

All prices are listed in UK pounds sterling. We accept cheques, Paypal and Credit Cards ? for more info see our site at We try to describe all books accurately but in case of any query contact us at the following address:

Tarquin Rees
1 Burdett Place
East Sussex
TH34 3ED
07894 547 227

Condiciones de envío:

Orders usually ship within 3 business days. ALL BOOKS ARE SENT IN CUSTOM PROTECTIVE BOXES AND BUBBLEWRAPPED AND SENT RECORDED DELIVERY, INCLUSIVE IN RATES. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required - similarly we can offer cheaper shipping than the average quoted on books in the SPECIAL OFFERS category and certain others. Please contact us for further information.

All books remain the property of the seller until payment has been received

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

Información detallada sobre el vendedor

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Débito Directo (Pago Personalmente Autorizado) Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo PayPal Factura Letra de Cambio Transferencia Bancaria