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The Silver Swan

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The Silver Swan

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Benjamin Black
publisher:
Henry Holt and Company
genre:
Fiction, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

After a young woman’s corpse is fished from the sea, Dublin pathologist Quirke delves into a ”grimy little suburban melodrama” of kinky sex, drugs, and murder.

Movie Pitch
Picture Clive Owen as Quirke and Bill Nighy as his slippery Brit nemesis to give art-house noir mainstream appeal.

Lowdown
The Silver Swan is even more engrossing than last year’s Christine Falls, the first thriller by Benjamin Black (a.k.a. Man Booker Prize-winning novelist John Banville). A?

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