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16 March 2024

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The Price of Life: In Search of What We’re Worth and Who Decides Jenny Kleeman

Picador, pp.352, 16.99

‘I can’t quite believe I’m here, having a steak dinner with a killer,’ writes Jenny Kleeman, as she sits with a hitman for the big opening to her book about the price we put on life. Someone paid to take lives is about to spill the beans on his dark trade.

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