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The Devil of Nanking
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Mo Hayder
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-24 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

“Extremely creepy . . . The diabolically gifted British author spins a fascinating mystery from the legacy of Japanese atrocities during World War II (A)” (Entertainment Weekly). With the redolent atmosphere of Ian Rankin and the spine-chilling characters of Thomas Harris, Mo Hayder’s The Devil of Nanking takes the reader
The Treatment
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Mo Hayder
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-08 - Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Now a major motion picture: A boy’s abduction reawakens a haunted past for British detective Jack Caffery in this “deliciously chilling thriller” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). In a quiet residential area in London, a couple is discovered bound and imprisoned in their own home. Savagely battered and severely dehydrated, the
Ritual
Language: en
Pages: 410
Authors: Mo Hayder
Categories: Bristol (England)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Bantam Press

The author of "The Devil of Nanking" delivers a taut, chilling tale of clandestine occult practices, New Age medicine, and the drug underground, set in a hypermodern urban landscape challenged by colliding immigrant cultures.
Gone
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Mo Hayder
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02 - Publisher: Grove Press

Investigating a serial carjacker whose actual targets are young children in back seats, Jack Caffery teams up once again with police diver Sergeant Flea Marley, whose life is endangered by a discovery in an abandoned, half-submerged tunnel. By the author of The Devil of Nanking. Reprint.
A History of Pain
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Michael Berry
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-23 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

The portrayal of historical atrocity in fiction, film, and popular culture can reveal much about the function of individual memory and the shifting status of national identity. In the context of Chinese culture, films such as Hou Hsiao-hsien's City of Sadness and Lou Ye's Summer Palace and novels such as