Last Rites

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Almost beaten to death by a gang of violent teenagers, school master Peter Mason wants nothing more than to escape the violence of London, his broken marriage and the memories of his daughter’s death. The perfect chance comes in the form of a position at a prestigious boarding school in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside.

ISBN: 9781841497662 Author: Hutson, Shaun Publisher: ORBIT Publication Date: 7th October 2010 Imprint: Orbit Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:22) Pages: 338 Edition: |1st paperback ed Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Almost beaten to death by a gang of violent teenagers, schoolmaster Peter Mason wants nothing more than to escape the simmering violence of London, his broken marriage and the memories of his daughter’s death. The perfect chance comes in the form of a position at a prestigious boarding school in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside. But the past is always lurking in the background. Not just his own past but that of the school and its former staff.

Mason becomes obsessed with discovering what became of his predecessor. The man’s mysterious disappearance remains unexplained, leaving a chilling legacy behind. Mason finds that there are strange events occurring at the school – violent and sinister events that have happened before and will, if he cannot stop them, happen again . . .

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