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At the heart of John Berger's second novel is not so much a murder - a policeman has been killed in a bank raid - but a murderer. Jack House, an alleged 'cop killer', has been apprehended but so badly hurt that he might die before he is tried and hanged. And so, in the middle of the night, he is rushed to the nearest hospital, an ordinary National Health institution, andis ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published 1992 by Granta (first published 1962)
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John Peter Berger was an English art critic, novelist, painter and author. His novel G. won the 1972 Booker Prize, and his essay on art criticism Ways of Seeing, written as an accompaniment to a BBC series, is often used as a college text.

Later he was self exiled to continental Europe, living between the french Alps in summer and the suburbs of Paris in winter. Since then, his production has incre
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