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The Lewis Man : AN INGENIOUS CRIME THRILLER ABOUT MEMORY AND MURDER (LEWIS TRILOGY 2)

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO THE BLACKHOUSE
BOOK TWO IN THE MILLION-SELLING LEWIS TRILOGY
'One of the best regarded crime series of recent years' Independent


A MAN WITH NO NAME

An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer.

A MAN WITH NO MEMORY

But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be an only child.

A MAN WITH NO CHOICE

When Tormod's family approach Fin Macleod for help, Fin feels duty-bound to solve the mystery.

LOVED THE LEWIS MAN? Read book 3 in the Lewis trilogy, THE CHESSMEN
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 30mm | 312g
  • Riverrun
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857382225
  • 9780857382221
  • 9,286

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A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable Mail on Sunday
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Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed * The Good Book Guide * A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending * Tangled Web * Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought * Irish Times * Powerful and authentic * Glasgow Sunday Herald * Dark, exciting and atmospheric * Scotland on Sunday * Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization -- Barry Forshaw * Independent * May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships * Sunday Times * One of the best regarded crime series of recent years -- Boyd Tonkin, on the Lewis trilogy * Independent * Instantly struck by the beauty of the descriptions of the wild island terrain as well as by the roundedness and complexity of the characterisations * The Times * Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth * New York Times * Western France - now May's own stamping ground - is as much a character in the book as the Hebrides were in his formidable Isle of Lewis sequence * Guardian * Wonderfully compelling -- Kate Mosse From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer -- Sophie Hannah He is a terrific writer doing something different -- Mark Billingham The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving -- Alex Gray A wonderfully complex book * Peter James, on Entry Island * A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable * Mail on Sunday *
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About Peter May

Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. He is the million-selling author of the Lewis trilogy, the Enzo Files and the China thrillers; and of the Sunday Times bestselling standalone novels Entry Island, Runaway and Coffin Road. Peter now lives in South-West france with his wife, writer Janice Hally.
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