The Hanging Valley
A faceless corpse is discovered in a tranquil, hidden valley below the village of Swainshead. And when Chief Inspector Alan Banks arrives, he finds that no-one is willing to talk. Banks' frustration only grows when the identity of the body is revealed. For it seems that his latest case may be... show more
A faceless corpse is discovered in a tranquil, hidden valley below the village of Swainshead. And when Chief Inspector Alan Banks arrives, he finds that no-one is willing to talk. Banks' frustration only grows when the identity of the body is revealed. For it seems that his latest case may be connected with an unsolved murder in the same area five years ago. Among the silent suspects are the Collier brothers, the wealthiest and most powerful family in Swainsdale. When they start use their influence to slow down the investigation, Inspector Alan Banks finds himself in a race against time..."The novels of Peter Robinson are chilling, evocative, deeply nuanced works of art" - Dennis Lehane.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Banks 0 (#4)
Series: Inspector Banks #4 So, this one was pretty good although I could tell my attention was flagging from too many Banks in a row. And there's a lot of abusive relationship crap along with rape. Inspector Banks gets to fly to Toronto and hang out on the Danforth while looking for an English e...
2.5 stars, perhaps. Good audiobook. An alternative title might be "Banks goes to Toronto." I always wonder when a local character takes off for other pastures as part of an investigation. Did the author just visit there and want to add some local color? Is Robinson a Jays fan? Ostensibly, Banks h...
09/10 Punkte für dieses Buch - ein Krimi, wie ich ihn mag!Danke für den Tipp, Annelie :)Meine Rezension findet ihr hier
[These notes were made in 1992:]. Less psychologically serious than Past Reason Hated (though it certainly starts with a gruesome enough corpse), this must have been a real romp to write, most especially the Toronto chapters. You see, the first clue that Inspector Banks & his team turn up to the id...