The Angel Collector

Publisher: Random House


Sophie goes missing at a festival and her on-off boyfriend Jit, remains committed to finding her. Piecing together tenuous leads, he finds himself on the track of a potentially racist cult. Alongside this we read texts sent between Sophie and Jit, which suggest a psychological complexity to their largely shadowy characters. In a third strand, we glimpse the sick behaviour of the serial abductor at the heart of the story. This is a thriller suffused with an air of menace, of insecurity, of complex personal tensions and violence, and there is something morally unsettling about the lurid and titillating aspects of the writing. While the finger points ultimately at the psychologically warped murderer, there is a sense that many of the characters, not least Jit himself, are in some way implicated.

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