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 loved Sarah has died, his surrogate father lies paralyzed by means of a stroke, and he is been sober for part a 12 months. while a near-forgotten acquaintance asks him to hide up his attractive younger wife's obvious suicide, Quirke is familiar with he should still remain transparent, for the sake of his sobriety and his peace of brain. yet his previous itch is impossible to resist, and earlier than lengthy he's probing additional into the conditions of Deidre Hunt's dying, right into a net of gear and illicit intercourse that could have snared his personal daughter, Phoebe. With its bright, severe evocation of Nineteen Fifties Dublin, and complex, psychologically advanced storyline, The Silver Swan is "even extra engrossing than final year's Christine Falls" (Entertainment Weekly).

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