Snow John Banville

Snow

Author: John Banville
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Book Title
Snow
Author
John Banville
ISBN
9781335629036
*NATIONAL BESTSELLER**SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD*"Banville sets up and then deftly demolishes the Agatha Christie format...superbly rich and sophisticated."--New York Times Book ReviewThe incomparable Booker Prize winner's next great crime novel--the story of a family whose secrets resurface when a parish priest is found murdered in their ancestral homeDetective Inspector St. John Strafford has been summoned to County Wexford to investigate a murder. A parish priest has been found dead in the house of the aristocratic, secretive Osborne family.The year is 1957 and the Catholic Church rules Ireland with an iron fist. Strafford not only faces obstruction from the tight-knit community he begins to investigate, but also from the heavily accumulating snow that now blankets the country. But when his own deputy goes missing, Strafford must work to unravel the ever-expanding mystery before the town's secrets, like the snowfall itself, threaten to obliterate everything.Beautifully crafted, darkly evocative and pulsing with suspense, Snow is "the Irish master" (New Yorker) John Banville at his page-turning best.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: John BanvillePublisher: Hanover Square PressPublished: 09/14/2021ISBN: 9781335629036Pages: 320Weight: 0.52lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.31w x 0.75d
*NATIONAL BESTSELLER*

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD*

"Banville sets up and then deftly demolishes the Agatha Christie format...superbly rich and sophisticated."--New York Times Book Review

The incomparable Booker Prize winner's next great crime novel--the story of a family whose secrets resurface when a parish priest is found murdered in their ancestral home

Detective Inspector St. John Strafford has been summoned to County Wexford to investigate a murder. A parish priest has been found dead in the house of the aristocratic, secretive Osborne family.

The year is 1957 and the Catholic Church rules Ireland with an iron fist. Strafford not only faces obstruction from the tight-knit community he begins to investigate, but also from the heavily accumulating snow that now blankets the country. But when his own deputy goes missing, Strafford must work to unravel the ever-expanding mystery before the town's secrets, like the snowfall itself, threaten to obliterate everything.

Beautifully crafted, darkly evocative and pulsing with suspense, Snow is "the Irish master" (New Yorker) John Banville at his page-turning best.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: John Banville
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 09/14/2021
ISBN: 9781335629036
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.52lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.31w x 0.75d
*NATIONAL BESTSELLER*

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD*

"Banville sets up and then deftly demolishes the Agatha Christie format...superbly rich and sophisticated."--New York Times Book Review

The incomparable Booker Prize winner's next great crime novel--the story of a family whose secrets resurface when a parish priest is found murdered in their ancestral home

Detective Inspector St. John Strafford has been summoned to County Wexford to investigate a murder. A parish priest has been found dead in the house of the aristocratic, secretive Osborne family.

The year is 1957 and the Catholic Church rules Ireland with an iron fist. Strafford not only faces obstruction from the tight-knit community he begins to investigate, but also from the heavily accumulating snow that now blankets the country. But when his own deputy goes missing, Strafford must work to unravel the ever-expanding mystery before the town's secrets, like the snowfall itself, threaten to obliterate everything.

Beautifully crafted, darkly evocative and pulsing with suspense, Snow is "the Irish master" (New Yorker) John Banville at his page-turning best.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: John Banville
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Published: 09/14/2021
ISBN: 9781335629036
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.52lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.31w x 0.75d