The Silver Swan: A Novel (Quirke)

The Silver Swan: A Novel (Quirke)

Benjamin Black


It has been years because the occasions of Christine Falls, the bestselling novel that brought the area to an irascible Dublin pathologist named Quirke. Quirke's liked Sarah has died, his surrogate father lies paralyzed by way of a stroke, and he is been sober for part a yr. whilst a near-forgotten acquaintance asks him to hide up his appealing younger wife's obvious suicide, Quirke understands he may still remain transparent, for the sake of his sobriety and his peace of brain. yet his outdated itch is impossible to resist, and prior to lengthy he's probing additional into the conditions of Deidre Hunt's demise, right into a net of substances and illicit intercourse that could have snared his personal daughter, Phoebe. With its shiny, excessive evocation of Fifties Dublin, and complicated, psychologically complicated storyline, The Silver Swan is "even extra engrossing than final year's Christine Falls" (Entertainment Weekly).

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