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Random violence

Jassy Mackenzie

Random violence

by Jassy Mackenzie

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Published by Soho Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Returning to South Africa after living in England for ten years following her policeman father"s murder, PI Jade de Jong agrees to help her father"s former partner investigate a series of carjacking cases and discovers a pattern that may have a link to her father"s death.

Edition Notes

StatementJassy Mackenzie
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9369.4.M335 R36 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p. ;
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24520972M
ISBN 109781569476291
LC Control Number2009044015
OCLC/WorldCa456178909

Random Violence captures the essence of modern Johannesburg, a city where good and evil are constantly at war, greed is the strongest driving force, and help (if it arrives) often comes from unexpected sources. Below are some questions to stimulate your book club discussion. 1.   Random Acts of Senseless Violence, Womack's fifth novel, is a thrilling, hysterical, and eerily disturbing piece of work. Lola Hart is an ordinary twelve-year-old girl. She comes from a comfortable family, attends an exclusive private school, loves her friends Lori and Katherine, teases her 5/5(5).

By BARBARA TOM Murder by the Book RANDOM VIOLENCE Jassy Mackenzie Soho Crime, pages, $14 paperback It's funny how books can still seem so foreign even . Random Acts of Senseless Violence is part of Womack’s Dryco series and although four books in the series came before it RAoSV is the first chronologically. The book was released in but it feels like the events are happening nowadays.

A dark winter's evening. A lonely smallholding outside Johannesburg. A brutal shooting. The murder of solitary divorcee Annette Botha appears to be a botched hijacking, just another senseless crime in the surge of violence sweeping South Africa. P.   Directed by Jay Baruchel. With Jordana Brewster, Jesse Williams, Jay Baruchel, Aviva Mongillo. A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.7/10(15).


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Random Violence was a fast past intricate novel with a wonderful female sleuth as the lead character. Jade de Jong returns to her homeland of South Africa after 10 years away working all over the globe/5. Praise for Random Violence "Jade de Jong kicks ass." —NPR “A new generation of crime writers is trying to put apartheid and modern South Africa in focus [Random Violence is] a thought-provoking book.”—Portland Oregonian "Mackenzie, who has lived in South Africa from an early age, plays her hand deftly, with a page turner of a story, intriguing characters—Jade is particularly /5(47).

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Free download or read online Random Acts of Senseless Violence pdf (ePUB) (Dryco Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jack Womack.

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Random Violence Published by User, 9 years ago Jade deJong, the headstrong protagonist of this terrific new novel, is a p.i. who has left her native South Africa, but after a ten-year absence has returned after, most recently, doing surveillance work in England/5(4).

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There is so much violence there that I don't know how people are able to live in that city. Almost everyone with money lives in a gated community with armed guards and those who don't have money have barred windows and look over their shoulders all /5(30).

Random Violence is a deft and thought-provoking exploration of the ways we talk about—and why we worry about—new crimes and new forms of victimization. Focusing on so-called random crimes such as freeway shootings, gang violence, hate crimes, stalking, and wilding, Joel Best shows how new crime problems emerge and how some quickly fade from public attention while others spread and become Price: $ Random Acts of Violence is a Canadian slasher horror film based on the comic of the same name by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin film is produced and directed by Jay Baruchel, who wrote the screenplay with Jesse Chabot, and stars Jesse Williams, Jordana Brewster, Niamh Wilson, and film follows Todd Walkley (Williams), a comic book creator whose works are used as Music by: Wade MacNeil, Andrew Gordon Macpherson.

Judith Butler’s new book shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. Further, it argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as a passive practice that emanates from a calm region of the soul, or as. RANDOM VIOLENCE is the first book in the Jade De Jong series set in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This book was first posted on Murder by Type on August 5, I have been eagerly awaiting the second book in the series, STOLEN LIVES, since I finished RANDOM VIOLENCE. A review of STOLEN LIVES will be. Get this from a library. Random violence. [Jassy Mackenzie] -- "In Johannesburg prosperous whites live in gated communities; when they exit their cars to open the gates, car-jackings are common.

But seldom is the victim killed, much less shot twice, like Annette. Get this from a library. Random violence. [Jassy Mackenzie] -- Returning to South Africa after living in England for ten years following her policeman father's murder, PI Jade de Jong agrees to help her father's former partner investigate a series of carjacking.

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