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Christine Falls (Quirke #1) - Benjamin Black (Used)

Christine Falls (Quirke #1) - Benjamin Black (Used)

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The hero of Christine Falls, Quirke, is a surly pathologist living in 1950s Dublin. One night, after having a few drinks at a party, he returns to the morgue to find his brother-in-law tampering with the records on a young woman's corpse. The next morning, when his hangover has worn off, Quirke reluctantly begins looking into the woman's history. He discovers a plot that spans two continents, implicates the Catholic Church, and may just involve members of his own family. He is warned--first subtly, then with violence--to lay off, but Quirke is a stubborn man. The first novel in the Quirke series brings all the vividness and psychological insight of John Banville's writing to the dark, menacing atmosphere of a first-class thriller.

This is a used copy in very good condition, with some light wear on the front cover.

By Benjamin Black. Paperback. 340 pages. Published by Picador, 2008.