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Christine Falls - Benjamin Black
Christine Falls
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3.50 20
ISBN: 9780330445320 (0330445324)
Publisher: Picador Usa
Edition language: English
Series: Quirke (#1)
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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
I just finished this book. As I was reading this book, I feel like I have weighted blanket after weighted blanket added to my shoulders until I was hunched over almost in a ball of depression. The book is written well and while I don't mind a book that is deep and dramatic, this was so much more and...
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4.0 Christine Falls: A Novel
It started like CSI Dublin... There are a wealth of fascinating characters in Christine Falls (more on that momentarily), but the atmosphere of the book is almost more compelling than the characters, or the underlying mystery (more on that as well). Quirke is a pathologist in 1950s Dublin. It sta...
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3.0 Christine Falls
Quirke is a pathologist and has a good life. During a party he discovers his brother-in-law changing a file to cover up the cause of a corpse's death. This story reaches into the echelons of upper class Dublin and Boston. Set in 1950's Ireland this wasn't quite clear until a bit into the story ...
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4.0 Christine Falls
Not a very likable protagonist, Quirke's story is very well written by Booker prize winner Banville. Wonderful imagery and "real/flawed" characters.
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Dedication - To Ed VictorIt was not the dead that seemed to Quirke uncanny but the living.Opening - She was glad it was the evening mailboat she was taking, for she did not think she could have faced a morning departure.Seeing as my other St. Patrick's Day read did not pan out so well, I am having a...
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