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When the Devil Drives by Chris Brookmyre. Little, Brown, €17.65. Reviewed by Fiona Kelly.

30th June, 2012
Chris Brookmyre: has produced a nimble, fast-paced book.

When the Devil Drives by Chris Brookmyre


There must be a part of every serious reader that thinks they shouldn't like books by Chris Brookmyre or, at least, that they should be reading them on the quiet, behind a copy of the latest John Banville. And if ever called upon to review his work, that they should offer up a critical treatise on the slightly contemptuous sub-literary genre of crime fiction.

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