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A Death in Summer

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June 2012 Book of the Month.

Money, power, corruption and the apparent suicide of a media baron... The fourth in the atmospheric and beguiling Quirke mysteries.

The Quirke series
1. Christine Falls
2. The Silver Swan
3. Elegy for April
4. A Death in Summer
5. Vengeance

If you like Benjamin Black you might also like to read books by Andrew Taylor, Ian Rankin and Laura Wilson.

Synopsis

A Death in Summer by Benjamin Black

When newspaper magnate Richard Jewell is found dead at his country estate, clutching a shotgun in his lifeless hands, few see his demise as cause for sorrow. But before long Doctor Quirke and Inspector Hackett realise that, rather than the suspected suicide, 'Diamond Dick' has in fact been murdered. Suspicion soon falls on one of Jewell's biggest rivals. But as Quirke and his assistant Sinclair get to know Jewell's beautiful, enigmatic wife Francoise d'Aubigny, and his fragile sister Dannie, as well as those who work for the family, it gradually becomes clear that all is not as it seems ...

About the Author

Benjamin Black

Benjamin Black is the pen name of acclaimed author John Banville, who was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. His novels have won numerous awards, most recently the Man Booker Prize in 2005 for The Sea. He lives in Dublin.

Author photo © D. Banville

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Book Info

Publication date

7th June 2012

Author

Benjamin Black

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Author's Website

www.benjaminblackbooks.com/

Publisher

Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Books of the Month
Thriller / Suspense
Family Drama
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780330509152

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