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Naming the Bones by Louise Welsh
  

Naming the Bones

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Loaded with Welsh's trademark wit, insight and gothic charisma, this adventure novel weaves the lives of Murray and Archie together in a tale of literature, obsession and dark magic.

If you like Louise Welsh you might also like to read books by Cath Staincliffe, Simon Lelic and Denise Mina.

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Synopsis

Naming the Bones by Louise Welsh

Some secrets are best left buried knee-deep in the mud of an ancient burial ground, a winter storm raging around him, and at least one person intent on his death: how did Murray Watson end up here? His quiet life in university libraries researching the lives of writers seems a world away, and yet it is because of the mysterious writer, Archie Lunan, dead for thirty years, that Murray now finds himself scrabbling in the dirt on the remote island of Lismore.

Reviews

'Masterful...It is the most rounded of Welsh's books to date, fulfilling the huge promise of her earlier work, combining a whip-cracking plot with a literary touch that lifts her way above her genre colleagues...so much more than another literary mystery.'
The Times

About the Author

Louise Welsh

Louise Welsh is the bestselling author of The Cutting Room and Tamburlaine Must Die. She was chosen as one of Britain's Best First Novelists of 2002 by the Guardian, won The Crime Writers' Association Creasey Dagger for the best first crime novel, and the Saltire First Book of The Year Award, 2002.

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Book Info

Publication date

3rd February 2011

Author

Louise Welsh

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Canongate Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847672568

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