"Everything about "I Was Dora Suarez" shrieks of the joy and pain of going too far."--"The New York Times"
"For those who want some truly dark noir that will make most wince, you won't find a much darker ride through the human condition than this one."--"Bookgasm.com"
An ax-wielding psychopath cares young Dora Suarez into pieces. On the same night in London, a firearm blows the top off the head of Felix Roatta, part-owner of the seedy Parallel Club. The unnamed narrator, a police sergeant, becomes fixated on Dora and is determined to solve her murder. Then a photo links Suarez to Roatta, and inquiries at the club reveal how vile and inhuman exploitation can become.
Derek Raymond's real name was Robin Cook. He died in London in 1994.