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Cycle of violence: Blood, by Maggie Gee, reviewed

2 February 2019

9:00 AM

2 February 2019

9:00 AM

Maggie Gee has written 14 novels including The White Family, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize (now the Women’s Prize). Blood, her latest, is a bizarrely misfiring black comedy. The setting is Thanet, which was the only Ukip-held council in Britain until March last year, when almost half of its councillors resigned and formed a breakaway group.

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