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by Peter May
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it 12 months ago
The Lewis Man is a murder mystery that also reveals the extreme poverty and sectarianism of the Scottish islands. May describes the scenery and landscape with incredible skill, love and respect, evoking an additional (arguably the most important) character, the main antagonist- the land. While this ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 1 year ago
One of these days I'll learn to look up whether a book is a part of a series before buying it. Not that it mattered in this case because The Lewis Man works very well without knowledge of the previous book. I loved the solid mystery of the story but not as much as I loved the atmosphere that May c...
Toni
Toni rated it 3 years ago
Book #2, in The Lewis TrilogyThis second episode takes place sometime after the end of “The Blackhouse”. Finn MacLeod has returned to his emotional home on the island of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides and plans to restore his parents’ derelict house but before getting to the task, he finds himself embr...
knittingnut
knittingnut rated it 7 years ago
This is a well written tale. The vocabulary used several steps up from the usual especially when memories are being related.You can hear the ocean and the wind and imagine the bleakness of the land.If you saw the characters you could recognise each one by the details of their stature and colouring...
sunpig
sunpig rated it 8 years ago
Outstanding book. Looking forward to _The Chess Men_.
To Shoot or Not to Shoot
To Shoot or Not to Shoot rated it 8 years ago
Didn't enjoy it as much as 'The Black House' - maybe I just wasn't in the mood.
RenaRuadh - Without music, life would Bb
Okay, disclaimer first: I am a friend of Mary Alex, the ‘real’ Morag. In fact, she’s the one who advised me to read Peter May’s books, without telling me of her involvement! I know Dino, the yorkie that thinks he’s human and I’ve been to some great ceilidhs in the big white house and have taken the ...
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