A new killer is stalking the streets of London’s East End. Though newspapers have dubbed him 'the Torso Killer’, this murderer’s work is overshadowed by the hysteria surrounding Jack the Ripper’s Whitechapel crimes. The victims are women too, but their dismembered bodies, wrapped in rags and tied up with string, are pulled out of the Thames - and the heads are missing….
"Pinborough really knows how to drag the reader into her books." (Simon Kernick, bestselling author of
"This is deliciously inventive stuff, delivered with the narrative nous and sense of atmosphere that lifts Mayhem above the raft of many similar novels." ( Crime Time)
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A great listen
Silly/totally incomprehensible 'Monster'
This is quite enjoyable at times, however, the supernatural element is vague and just too weird to truly be a great novel. Think of a very weakly described Dr Jeckyl type, it spoils what could have been a great idea. Better than some but by no means Stoker!
Listened to Murder as well. Pretty much the same. Never again, though!