The Lock-Up : The Times Crime Book of the Month

The Lock

Up : The Times Crime Book of the Month

Regular price $22.00

John Banville

Category: Fiction / Crime Thrillers

Publication date: 4/6/23

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 352 pages

Weight: 470

Dimensions: 146 x 224 x 37

**BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME**'The ultimate page-turner.' IRISH INDEPENDENT'Like drinking Bollinger when your usual tipple is Babycham.' THE TIMESThe Sunday Times bestselling author of Snow and April in Spain returns with Strafford and Quirke's most troubling case yet. 1950s Dublin. in a lock-up garage in the city, the body of a young woman is discovered - an apparent suicide. But pathologist Dr Quirke and Detective Inspector Strafford soon suspect foul play. The victim's sister, a newspaper reporter from London, returns to Dublin to join the two men in their quest to uncover the truth. But, as they explore her links to a wealthy German family in County Wicklow, and to investigative work she may have been doing in Israel, they are confronted with an ever-deepening mystery. With relations between the two men increasingly strained, and their investigation taking them back to the final days of the Second World War, can they join the pieces of a hidden puzzle?Readers are loving The Lock-Up:***** 'A real page-turner. . . Highly recommend!'***** 'Crime writing at its finest'***** 'Quite spectacular! John Banville is a wonderful writer'***** 'I had an absolute blast reading this novel. I genuinely didn't want it to end.' **APRIL IN SPAIN AVAILABLE NOW**