Homicide: A Year On The Killing Streets

Fiction, True Crime
Paperback Published on: 16/07/2015
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Based on a year on the killing streets of Baltimore, David Simon's true crime masterpiece reveals a city few will ever experience. Day in day out citizens are shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the centre of this hurricane of crime is the city's homicide unit, a small brotherhood of men who fight for whatever justice is possible in a deadly world.

  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • ISBN: 9781782116301
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Weight: 484g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 37 mm

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A brilliant achievement. Intense, gripping, harrowing and of course, it's all true. A very hard read in places, especially when Simon writes about the hor... READ MORE
Ian C
Unembellished, superb
I couldn't wait to return to this book every night. If you want to experience true everyday life for the cops, criminals and bystanders of a city then look... READ MORE
Roddy Mac