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