The Blackhouse (cd-bok)
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Format
CD-bok
Språk
Engelska
Inläsare
Peter Forbes, Peter Forbes
Speltid
480m min
Utgivningsdatum
2011-12-15
Upplaga
Unabridged ed
Utmärkelser
Winner of Prix Ancres Noires 2010
Förlag
riverrun
Volymtitel
Book 1 The Lewis Trilogy
Dimensioner
210 x 150 x 22 mm
Vikt
381 g
Antal komponenter
6
Komponenter
6 Audio CDs
ISBN
9781780873800
The Blackhouse (cd-bok)

The Blackhouse

Book One of the Lewis Trilogy

CD-bok Engelska, 2011-12-15
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A brutal killing has taken place on Scotland's most remote island. Detective Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. But something lurks beneath the close-knit, God-fearing facade of the Lewis community. Something primal. As Fin investigates, old secrets are unearthed, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted. The Blackhouse is a crime novel of rare power and vision. Peter May has crafted a page-turning murder mystery that explores the darkness in our soul, and just how difficult it is to escape the past.
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'A gripping novel ... Impressive writing and a clammy, claustrophobic atmosphere' The Times. * The Times * 'An outstanding page-turning murder mystery' Irish Independent. * Irish Independent * Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed * The Good Book Guide * A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending * Tangled Web * Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought * Irish Times * Powerful and authentic * Glasgow Sunday Herald * Dark, exciting and atmospheric * Scotland on Sunday * Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization -- Barry Forshaw * Independent * May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships * Sunday Times * Instantly struck by the beauty of the descriptions of the wild island terrain as well as by the roundedness and complexity of the characterisations * The Times * Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth * New York Times * Western France - now May's own stamping ground - is as much a character in the book as the Hebrides were in his formidable Isle of Lewis sequence * Guardian * Wonderfully compelling -- Kate Mosse From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer -- Sohpie Hannah He is a terrific writer doing something different * Mark Billingham * The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving -- Alex Gray A wonderfully complex book -- Peter James, on Entry Island A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable * Mail on Sunday *

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Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. When his first book was adapted as a major drama series for the BCC, he quit journalism and during the high-octane fifteen years that followed, became one of Scotland's most successful television dramatists. He created three prime-time drama series, presided over two of the highest-rated serials in his homeland as script editor and producer, and worked on more than 1,000 episodes of ratings-topping drama before deciding to leave television to return to his first love, writing novels. He has won several literature awards in France, received the USA's Barry Award for The Blackhouse, the first in his internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy; and in 2014 was awarded the ITV Specsavers Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read of the Year award for Entry Island. Peter now lives in South-West France with his wife, writer Janice Hally.