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Fiction. Winner, Writer's Studio at Simon Fraser University's First Book Competition. NONDESCRIPT RAMBUNCTIOUS is a genre-busting thriller with a beating, human heart. More than a simple story of a killer and his victims, the novel takes the reader into the life of a family, the days of a community, and the very real possibility that evil is everywhere maybe even inside ...more
Paperback, 203 pages
Published May 15th 2011 by Anvil Press (first published 2011)
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Annabee
May 21, 2014 Annabee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
[Gerecenseerd voor Crimezone.nl]

'Dorst' is het debuut van Jackie Bateman en het eerste deel van de Lizzy-trilogie. Het boek is in het Engels al verschenen in 2011 en gelukkig nu ook in Nederland. Deel 2, 'Savour: the Obsessions of a Murderer', wordt in oktober 2014 verwacht, daarin wordt de duistere weg van Lizzy en haar nemesis Oliver vervolgd.

Jackie Bateman noemt zich auteur, verhalenverteller, commercieel copywriter en boekenwurm, zij heeft interesse in alles waar woorden aan te pas komen. B
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Dhanamusil
Dec 28, 2014 Dhanamusil rated it really liked it
Despite the dark subject matter, and the fact that this book is a genre I don't usually read, I couldn't put this book down. Set in England, it's full of expressions I'd only rarely heard, or have never heard (didn't realize there is a glossary at the back until I finished the book, though the words are all in context and it is rarely necessary to wonder about the meaning)
It's written from a few different points of view, the mother, the daughter, the antagonist, a teenage boy, and the back and f
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Monique
Aug 25, 2014 Monique rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2014
Gewonnen via Uitgeverij Cargo! 'Anders-dan-anders' thriller, kruip in het hoofd van een psychopaat. Lees mijn recensie op http://wp.me/p4hNip-m6
Laura
Mar 12, 2015 Laura rated it really liked it
Surprisingly intense and pulls you through because you really have no idea what might happen next. Loved it!
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A very different angle on a thriller. I want to give it 3.5 but GR doesn't allow for that. A very enjoyable, disturbing at times, dark, quick read.
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spannend van begin tot einde. Verlang al voor het tweede boek te lezen.
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I grew up in Kenya, and lived in London and Edinburgh for many years before settling in Vancouver with my husband and two children. My first novel Nondescript Rambunctious won a national First Book Competition in Canada, sponsored by Simon Fraser University. My second novel, published Oct 2014, continues the dark story of Lizzy and her obsessive nemesis Oliver. I've also published many ...more
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