Red Riding Nineteen Seventy Four


The year is 1974, three girls are missing, the work of one man or more? Edward Dunford, correspondent for the Yorkshire Post, is putting the pieces together.

ISBN: 9781781259894 Author: Peace, David Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Publication Date: 5th April 2018 Imprint: Serpent's Tail Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: ix, 295 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Jeanette Garland, missing Castleford, July 1969. Susan Ridyard, missing Rochdale, March 1972. Claire Kemplay, missing Morley, since yesterday. Christmas bombs and Lord Lucan on the run, Leeds United and the Bay City Rollers, The Exorcist and It Ain’t Half Hot Mum. It’s winter, 1974, Yorkshire, and Eddie Dunford’s got the job he wanted – crime correspondent for the Yorkshire Evening Post. He didn’t know it was going to be a season in hell. A dead little girl with a swan’s wings stitched into her back. In Nineteen Seventy Four, David Peace brings the passion and stylistic bravado of an Ellroy novel to this terrifyingly intense journey into a secret history of sexual obsession and greed, and starts a highly acclaimed crime series that has redefined how the genre is approached.

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