The Chessmen (Lewis Trilogy 3)

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9780857382238: The Chessmen (Lewis Trilogy 3)

Book by Peter May

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'Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth' New York Times.

'This is the sort of novel that will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterisation ... a perfectly-formed trilogy' The Independent.

'Tightly plotted, with no skimping on either the nuances of character or the wonderfully evocative descriptions of rugged island landscapes that have made these books a true pleasure to read' The Guardian.

'Steeped in atmosphere ... The Chessmen takes the reader on an enticing reel, forwards, backwards, side to side, every step leading to a breathtaking climax' Daily Record.

'May's pellucid prose and his clever plot give vivid life to a harsh and rugged landscape and an equally hard-hewn community' The Irish Independent.

'Stunning' Belfast Telegraph.

'May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships' Sunday Times.

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THE NEW START. Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island.

THE OLD FRIEND. This mission reunites him with Whistler Macaskill - a local poacher, Fin's teenage intimate, and possessor of a long-buried secret.

THE FINAL CHAPTER. But when this reunion takes a violent, sinister turn and Fin puts together the fractured pieces of the past, he realizes that revealing the truth could destroy the future.

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May, Peter.
Editorial: Quercus. 1 Cloth(s) (2013)
ISBN 10: 0857382233 ISBN 13: 9780857382238
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Descripción Quercus. 1 Cloth(s), 2013. hard. Estado de conservación: New. In this third book in Peter May's Lewis Trilogy, following The Lewis Man and the Barry Award winner The Blackhouse, ex-inspector Fin Macleod is living again on the Isle of Lewis, working as a security officer for a local landowner. While investigating illegal activity on the estate, Fin encounters poacher Whistler Macaskill, his former childhood friend and bandmate. The two then witness a freak natural phenomenon that reveals a wrecked plane—one they both recognize—containing the body of their friend Roddy Mackenzie, whose flight disappeared 17 years earlier. But Whistler's face betrays something other than shock, and an icy chill of apprehension overtakes Fin. What secret has Whistler been hiding from him, and everyone else on the island? Fin is unprepared for how the truth about the past will alter the course of the future. Winning the Barry Award in the United States and numerous awards in his adopted home of France—including the national literature award, the CEZAM Prix Litteraire—May's haunting trilogy follows Edinburgh detective inspector Fin Macleod as he is drawn back to his boyhood home, the Isle of Lewis, to solve a mystery. The starkly beautiful landscape of the Outer Hebrides becomes almost a character itself in this series, rendered in unforgettable detail by the Scottish-born author, creator of the Enzo Files and China Thrillers series as well as major drama series for Scottish television. 386. Nº de ref. de la librería 70902

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Descripción 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 162mm x 243mm x 40mm. Hardcover. THE NEW START. Fin Macleod, now head of security on a privately owned Lewis estate, is charged with investigating a spate of illegal game-hunting taking place on the island. .Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 400 pages. 0.663. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780857382238

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