Holy Orders: Quirke Mysteries Book 6 by Benjamin Black

Holy Orders: Quirke Mysteries Book 6 by Benjamin Black

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"She looked at him and smiled sadly. 'You've lived too long among the dead, Quirke', she said. He nodded. 'Yes, I suppose I have'. She was not the first one to have told him that, and she would not be the last.

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She looked at him and smiled sadly. 'You've lived too long among the dead, Quirke,' she said. He nodded. 'Yes, I suppose I have.' She was not the first one to have told him that, and she would not be the last. 1950s Dublin. When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where the police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is perhaps little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice. As spring storms descend on Dublin, Quirke and Hackett's investigation will lead them into the dark heart of the organisation that really runs this troubled city: the church. Meanwhile Quirke's daughter Phoebe realises she is being followed; and when Quirke's terrible childhood in a priest-run orphanage returns to haunt him, he will face his greatest trial yet ...

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SKU GOR005808478
Title Holy Orders: Quirke Mysteries Book 6
Author By (author) Benjamin Black
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 320
ISBN 10 1447202198
ISBN 13 9781447202196
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.
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She looked at him and smiled sadly. 'You've lived too long among the dead, Quirke,' she said. He nodded. 'Yes, I suppose I have.' She was not the first one to have told him that, and she would not be the last. 1950s Dublin. When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where the police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is perhaps little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice. As spring storms descend on Dublin, Quirke and Hackett's investigation will lead them into the dark heart of the organisation that really runs this troubled city: the church. Meanwhile Quirke's daughter Phoebe realises she is being followed; and when Quirke's terrible childhood in a priest-run orphanage returns to haunt him, he will face his greatest trial yet ...
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005808478
Title Holy Orders: Quirke Mysteries Book 6
Author By (author) Benjamin Black
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 320
ISBN 10 1447202198
ISBN 13 9781447202196
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: 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.