Vengeance: A Novel

Paperback | March 26, 2013

byBenjamin Black

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"Propulsive. [Vengeance] will keep you turning pages."-The Los Angeles Times

It''s a fine day for a sail, and Victor Delahaye, one of Ireland''s most successful businessmen, takes his boat far out to sea-then kills himself in front of his partner''s son. This mysterious death immediately engages the attention of Detective Inspector Hackett and his sometime partner, Quirke, consultant pathologist. The stakes are high, and Hackett and Quirke must proceed with caution as they question Mona Delahaye, the dead man''s young and very beautiful wife; James and Jonas Delahaye, his identical twin sons; and Jack Clancy, his ambitious, womanizing partner. When a second-and even more shocking-death occurs, it becomes clear that a terrible secret threatens to destroy the lives and reputations of Dublin''s elite, in this novel from Benjamin Black.

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"Propulsive. [Vengeance] will keep you turning pages."-The Los Angeles TimesIt's a fine day for a sail, and Victor Delahaye, one of Ireland's most successful businessmen, takes his boat far out to sea-then kills himself in front of his partner's son. This mysterious death immediately engages the attention of Detective Inspector Hackett and his sometime partner, Quirke, consultant pathologist. The...

Benjamin Black is the pen name of the Man Booker Prize-winning novelist John Banville. The author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed series of Quirke novels-Christine Falls, The Silver Swan, Elegy for April, and A Death in Summer-he lives in Dublin.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.71 inPublished:March 26, 2013Publisher:PicadorLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250024188

ISBN - 13:9781250024183

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