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Compulsion de Shaun Hutson
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Compulsion (edició 2002)

de Shaun Hutson (Autor)

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A gang of teenage youngsters is running riot on the streets. Responsible for a number of burglaries and car thefts, the police are at their wits' end trying to put a stop to the gang's activities. Terror and hatred have become part of everyday life for local residents and, just when it seems things cannot get any worse, the gang targets Shelby House - an old people's home. Supervisor Veronica Porter, her two staff and the nine elderly residents become the gang's most vulnerable victims yet as the thugs conduct a hate campaign against them, sending abusive mail, daubing graffiti on walls and shattering windows. The intimidation escalates until Veronica's own father is dragged into the scene of terror when, disturbing some of the gang members burgling his house he is put into a coma. But enough is enough. The senior citizens of Shelby House decide to take the law into their own hands and fight back...… (més)
Membre:DaleBruton
Títol:Compulsion
Autors:Shaun Hutson (Autor)
Informació:Pan MacMillan (2002), 200 pages
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This is a thriller with a unique plot. It takes place in a poor and rough suburb north of London where crime, drugs and vandalism by groups of teenagers are out of control. They make a very serious mistake however when they target a private seniors residence. Frightened and trapped, with the police unable to do anything to protect them, these seniors make a decision, that they will protect themselves and exact retribution from those that are guilty. Ronnie, the supervisor of Shelby House, finds herself trapped between these equally determined and ruthless forces. The outcome is a nightmare beyond belief.
This author has written numerous previous novels if you enjoy this book ( )
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A gang of teenage youngsters is running riot on the streets. Responsible for a number of burglaries and car thefts, the police are at their wits' end trying to put a stop to the gang's activities. Terror and hatred have become part of everyday life for local residents and, just when it seems things cannot get any worse, the gang targets Shelby House - an old people's home. Supervisor Veronica Porter, her two staff and the nine elderly residents become the gang's most vulnerable victims yet as the thugs conduct a hate campaign against them, sending abusive mail, daubing graffiti on walls and shattering windows. The intimidation escalates until Veronica's own father is dragged into the scene of terror when, disturbing some of the gang members burgling his house he is put into a coma. But enough is enough. The senior citizens of Shelby House decide to take the law into their own hands and fight back...

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