Naming the Bones

by Louise Welsh

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Thriller and Suspense

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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.

Naming the Bones Synopsis

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.

Naming the Bones Press 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

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ISBN: 9781847672568
Publication date: 03/02/2011
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847672568
Publication date: 3rd February 2011
Author: Louise Welsh
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About 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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