RARA-AVIS: Re: Query for the giant brains at Rara-Avis

From: deepeddy2003 ( mattingly@ev1.net)
Date: 25 Sep 2006

> Some years ago -- don't ask me how many -- I read a review in the
> York Times Book Review (also can't remember if it was a stand
> review or one of the items in Marilyn Stasso's (sp?) mysteries
> column) about a novel written by an Englishman (I believe) about a
> veteran of World War I trench warfare who returns to England
> essentially unhinged by the horrors at the front. His life as a
> soldier has pushed him over the edge and he becomes a serial
> of sorts dispatching his victims in a particularly gruesome manner
> (was it with a shovel?).
> Does anyone here happen to know the title and author this book?

At first I was thinking you might be referring to Charles Todd's Ian Rutledge series but after reading your entire post, I'm now inclined to suggest the book might be RIVER OF DARKNESS by Rennie Airth.


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