By Simon Lelic
it's going to be an open-and-shut case. Samuel Szajkowski, a lately employed historical past instructor, walked right into a institution meeting with a gun and murdered 3 scholars and a colleague ahead of turning the weapon on himself. It used to be a tragedy which could now not were envisioned. Szajkowski, it sort of feels transparent, used to be a psychopath past support. but as Detective Inspector Lucia could- the single girl in her high-testosterone place of work within the felony Investigations Department-begins to piece jointly the tales of many of the witnesses, an uglier and extra complicated photo emerges, calling into query the innocence of others. yet nobody, together with Lucia's boss, is .
because the strain to shut the case builds and her colleagues' sexism takes a sinister flip, Lucia starts to achieve that she has extra in universal with the killer than she may have imagined, and he or she turns into determined to show the reality. Brilliantly interweaving the witnesses' money owed with Lucia's personal viewpoint, A Thousand Cuts is a story journey de strength from a powerful new voice in fiction.
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A Thousand Cuts: A Novel by Simon Lelic