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The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch (November 2016)

The Hanging Tree by Ben Aaronovitch (November 2016)Reviewed on Wireless Books Otago Access Radio 105.4 FM 12 Nov 2016 also on podcast.

Suspicious deaths are not usually the concern of PC Peter Grant or the Folly, even when they happen at an exclusive party in one  of the most expensive apartment blocks in London.  But Lady Ty's daughter was there and Peter owes Lady Ty a favour.

Plunged into the alien world of the super-rich, where the basement are bigger than the houses and dangerous, arcane items are bought and sold on the open market, a sensible young copper would keep his head down and his nose clean.  But this is Peter Grant we're talking about.

He's been given an unparalleled opportunity to alienate old friends and create new enemies at the point where the world of magic and that of privilege intersect.  Assuming he survives the week...
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