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by Tim Binding

Profoundly changed after witnessing the death of a wounded World War II soldier, young Jeremiah Bembo becomes what he considers to be a "merciful executioner," who brings compassion and release to the dying.
Download A Perfect Execution epub
ISBN: 0385484127
ISBN13: 978-0385484121
Category: Literature
Subcategory: British & Irish
Author: Tim Binding
Language: English
Publisher: Doubleday; 1st edition (June 1, 1996)
Pages: 295 pages
ePUB size: 1890 kb
FB2 size: 1393 kb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 823
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What a pleasure. A real novel --no gimics, but nice twists and turns that are credible. Wonderful character development, humor in spots where it works. A page turner with class. I have also read Man Overboard and the one set in the English Channel Islands. This one is the best of those three.
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A perfectly executed novel. Set in England during the 1950s and 1960s, the story follows Jem, known as Solomon Straw, a hangman for England. Solomon for wisdom and Straw representing the fraility of man. The novel examines the heart of men, through a very telling story. Although set in the 20th century, it felt like 19th century English literature with the small town British community where all the main characters interweave in believeable ways.
The book starts with the chilling logistics of penal execution and continues to dig behind the motivation of the key characters. The plot is something of a whodunnit, but is executed with poetic beauty. Perhaps not a "must read", but certainly a "should read"