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1447237323
Book:The silver swan; Benjamin Black:2013 The silver swan; Benjamin Black
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Author: Black, Benjamin
Author: Banville, John
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Picador, 2013
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781447237327
Notes:
TV tie-in
"John Banville writing as Benjamin Black"--cover
Originally published: 2007
Time has moved on for Quirke, the world-weary Dublin pathologist. It is the middle of the 1950s, that low, dishonourable decade; a woman he loved has died, a man whom he once admired is dying, while the daughter he for so long denied is still finding it hard to accept him as her father.
Series: Quirke mysteries, 2
Additional information: 344 pages, 20 cm, pbk
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Large print:Vengeance:2013
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Note: Originally published: London: Mantle, 2012 Why would suicide need a witness? On the east coast of Ireland, Victor Delahaye, one of the country's most prominent citizens, takes his business partner's son out sailing. But once at sea, Davy Clancy is horrified to witness Delahaye take out a gun and shoot himself dead. This strange event captures the attention of Detective Inspector Hackett.
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Book:Even the dead:2016
Author: Black, Benjamin
Year: 2016
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Note: Originally published: in ebook format. London: Viking, 2015 When a body is found in a burnt-out car, Pathologist Quirke is called into to verify the apparent suicide of an up-and-coming civil servant. But Quirke can't shake off the suspicion of foul play. The only witness has vanished, every trace of her wiped away. Piecing together her disappearance, Quirke finds himself drawn into the shadowy world of Dublin's elite.
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