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In this uninspired thriller set in Montreal, Deverell (Mecca) combines blackmail and murder and bumbling yet vicious mobsters. Twenty-five years? ago Montreal cop Kellen O'Reilly was a subject in CIA-funded experiments performed by sadistic Dr. Satorias--''the Mengele of the mind''--whose brainwashing technique involved LSD. Although O'Reilly is crippled by horrific flashbacks, he initially refuses to join in a suit brought against Satorias by Sarah Paradis, a gorgeous leftist lawyer. Love and death threats eventually persuade him to join forces. O'Reilly and his partner Raolo generate some heat as wisecracking maverick cops, but the action scenes are standard cinematic car chase and shoot-'em-up fare and the romance between Sarah and O'Reilly is more convenient than explicable. An overworked Kennedy assassination conspiracy theory is dredged up for the unsurprising finale.

    

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Used availability for William Deverell's Mindfield

Hardback Editions

November 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mindfield: A Novel
Author(s): William Deverell
ISBN: 0-945167-22-9 / 978-0-945167-22-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: British Amer Pub Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 1989 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
ISBN: 0-7710-2659-5 / 978-0-7710-2659-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2005 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
ISBN: 1-55022-696-7 / 978-1-55022-696-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ECW Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 1992 : UK Paperback

Title: Mindfield
Author(s): Deverell
ISBN: 0-7493-1114-2 / 978-0-7493-1114-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 1990 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
ISBN: 0-7710-2660-9 / 978-0-7710-2660-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
ISBN: 0-7493-0487-1 / 978-0-7493-0487-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mandarin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
Publisher: Steve Scherf Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


December 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
Publisher: Steve Scherf Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
Publisher: Steve Scherf Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Mindfield
Author(s): William Deverell
Publisher: ECW Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA