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Book: In Loco Parentis (Killer Kindle 2) by Nigel Bird

Book: In Loco Parentis (Killer Kindle 2) by Nigel Bird

star rating  4.7 stars based on the 3 most helpful Amazon reviews
categories: Book, Noir, Teaching, Murder, Police, London, Crime




Nigel Bird

Author Nigel Birdabout this book: Teaching is a difficult job. It throws up many challenges.

Joe Campion is a newcomer to the classroom. He finds joy in his work, yet is overwhelmed by the way some of his pupils are treated by their parents. In the end, he snaps, and decides to carve out his own slice of justice for those in his care.

His dedication to his job, his confusion about his own relationships and an unusual choice of friends soon leads Joe into a meltdown from which he is not entirely sure he can survive.

When he witnesses another teacher slap one of his pupils across the head during a music lesson, it proves to be the point of no return.

Just about the only person who seems to want to help is his therapist, but even Dr China's powers are stretched to breaking point on this one.

It's punchy, stylish, fast and hard and is for adult readers only.

• 'In Local Parentis is terrific, start to finish.' — Charlie Stella
• 'A dark near-masterpiece.' — James Mowry
• 'Wow, wow, wow.' — Nicola Rain Jordan
• 'Beautiful, painful and excrutiatingly brilliant writing.' — McDroll


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