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The Treatment by Mo Hayder. 2001 - Bantam. For sale is a first edition, first printing. fine used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, The Treatment by Mo Hayder, published in 2001 by Bantam.

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Title The Treatment
Author Mo Hayder
Publisher Bantam
Edition First UK edition, first printing
Copyright Year 2002
ISBN 0593045424
Cover Price 9.99
No. Pages 397
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.69

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £9.99.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.


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Mo Hayder

Mo Hayder left school at fifteen. She worked as a barmaid, security guard, film-maker, hostess in a Tokyo club, educational administrator and teacher of English as a foreign language in Asia. She has an MA in film from The American University in Washington DC and an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University UK, where she now teaches.

Her debut, BIRDMAN, published in January 2000, was an international bestseller. Her second novel, THE TREATMENT, also a Sunday Times bestseller, won the 2002 WH Smith Thumping Good Read award.

Mo lives in Bath with partner Keith Quinn and their daughter Lotte-Genevieve.



Synopsis of this title

Winner - WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award 2002

In Brixton, south London , a husband and wife are found tied up and imprisoned in their house. Badly dehydrated after suffering beatings and days without food or water, they are in bad shape. The husband is clinging to life. But worse is to come. Their young son is missing.

Detective Inspector Jack Caffery of AMIT is called in to investigate the abduction of the little boy. When the child's body is found Caffery knows from the nature of the attack that his considerable investigative skills will be sorely tested as he attempts to unravel the motive and sequence of events. As Jack digs deeper, as he discovers that a tragedy in his own past is indirectly connected to the murder, and as he attempts to hold his own life together in the face of ever more disturbing revelations about both the past and the present, the real nightmares begin.

Reviews of this title

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'One of the most frightening books I've ever read.' The Guardian

;'Mercilessly realistic and depressing…exactly what the crime genre needs: a book that treats cruelty with a new moral seriousness.' Metro

'Books don't get any harsher about the rotten core of humanity than Mo Hayder's THE TREATMENT which is even bleaker than her stunning debut BIRDMAN. Hayder's gory insights into the dark side are compelling. The finale is an extreme emotional catharsis, involving both redemption and terrible irony.' The Guardian

'Hard to put down. The plot develops with satisfying unpredictability; the characters are compellingly drawn… [the] race to save a captured child has nail-biting intensity and the final twist a bravura savagery.'The Telegraph


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