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The Blind Man of Seville By Robert Wilson

The Blind Man of Seville
by Robert Wilson

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The first in Robert Wilson's Seville series, featuring the tortured detective Javier Falcon.
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The Blind Man of Seville Summary


The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson

The first in Robert Wilson's Seville series, featuring the tortured detective Javier Falcon. The man is bound, gagged and dead in front of his television.The terrible self-inflicted wounds tell of his violent struggle to avoid some unseen horror. On the screen? In his head? What could make a man do that to himself? It's Easter week in Seville, a time of passion and processions. But detective Javier Falcon is not celebrating. Appalled by the victim's staring eyes he is inexorably drawn into this disturbing, mystifying case. And when the investigation into the dead man's life sends Javier trawling though his own past and into the shocking journals of his late father, a famous artist, his unreliable memory begins to churn. Then there are more killings and Falcon finds himself pushed to the edge of a terrifying truth!

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The Blind Man of Seville Reviews


Praise for The Blind Man of Seville 'Crime writing at its very best, but it is also something more. It observes no limits, it begs no one's pardon. It excites, it surprises and it satisfies.This is a fine important novel' Literary Review 'Admirably paced and enthrallingly elaborate' Sunday Times 'The Blind Man of Seville is an ingenious and compelling thriller' Daily Telegraph 'This is powerful evocative stuff' Observer 'As an evocation of the emotional labyrinth of postwar Tangiers and as a tale of artistic drift, it's rather brilliant -- a detective story Paul Bowles never wrote' Guardian A wonderful, if dark and disturbing, literary detective novel' Time Out 'To call Robert Wilson's 'The Blind Man of Seville' a thriller is to do a grave injustice to an utterly stunning achievement.The central narrative of the detective on the verge of a nervous breakdown is a psychological thriller of real profundity. Wonderful!' Paul Preston, author of 'Franco'

About Robert Wilson


Robert Wilson was born in 1957. A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked in shipping and advertising in London and trading in West Africa. He is married and divides his time between England, Spain and Portugal.

Additional information

GOR000347608
The Blind Man of Seville by Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2004-02-02
400
0007117817
9780007117819
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.