The Blackhouse (häftad)
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Peter Forbes
Winner of Prix Ancres Noires 2010
Book 1 The Lewis Trilogy
196 x 130 x 30 mm
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The Blackhouse (häftad)

The Blackhouse

The gripping start to the bestselling crime series (Lewis Trilogy Book 1)

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2011-09-01
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BOOK ONE IN THE MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY. A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A RICHARD & JUDY PICK. WINNER OF THE USA'S BARRY AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR. PETER MAY: THE MAN WHO BROUGHT MURDER TO THE OUTER HEBRIDES 'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. A MURDER Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate. For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. A SECRET Something lurks within the close-knit island community. Something sinister. A TRAP As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted. LOVED THE BLACKHOUSE? Read book 2 in the Lewis trilogy, THE LEWIS MAN LOVE PETER MAY? Buy his latest frontlist thriller, A SILENT DEATH
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  1. Fantastisk skildring av Lewis
    Ito-Pito, 6 september 2017

    Regnet, vinden, landskapet och öborna. En fantastisk skildring av en av de yttersta utposterna där skotsk-gaeliskan fortfarande lever. Perfekt bakgrund för en bra who-dunnit där svaret på frågorna om vem och varför leder en tillbaka till huvudpersonernas ungdomsår med flera villospår på vägen. Underbart språk dessutom. Läs den! Och om Lewistrilogin ger mersmak passa på och läs Coffin Road också.

  2. Havets stora prägling på Hebridernas natur och...
    Annika, 23 januari 2014

    Havets stora prägling på Hebridernas natur och befolkning beskrivet med ett fantastiskt språk på ett otroligt medryckande och spännande sätt. LÄS ALLA TRE

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A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable * Mail on Sunday * A wonderfully complex book -- Peter James, on Entry Island The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving -- Alex Gray He is a terrific writer doing something different * Mark Billingham * From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer -- Sohpie Hannah Wonderfully compelling -- Kate Mosse 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 * Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth * New York 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 * May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships * Sunday Times * Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization -- Barry Forshaw * Independent * Dark, exciting and atmospheric * Scotland on Sunday * Powerful and authentic * Glasgow Sunday Herald * Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought * Irish Times * A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending * Tangled Web * Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed * The Good Book Guide *

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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 BBC, 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. In 2021, he was awarded the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. He has also 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.