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The Lewis Man

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LOVED THE BLACKHOUSE? THE TRILOGY CONTINUES WITH THE LEWIS MAN: AS FIN MACLEOD RETURNS IN AN INGENIOUS CRIME THRILLER ABOUT MEMORY AND MURDER.

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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 30mm | 300g
  • Riverrun
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857382225
  • 9780857382221
  • 7,409

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'The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving' Alex Gray. Alex Gray
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'The depiction of the island atmosphere is as impressive as the action' The Sunday Telegraph. * Sunday Telegraph * 'powerful and authentic' Glasgow Sunday Herald. * Glasgow Sunday Herald * '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. * The Times * 'In mood and texture, Peter May's novels [...] are essentially Nordic, and he bears comparison with some of the best writers from those cold desolate climes' The Times. * The Times * 'Dark, exciting and atmospheric ... it even surpasses the first tale' Scotland on Sunday. * Scotland on Sunday * 'as good as its superb predecessor, The Blackhouse' Guardian. * Guardian * 'The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving' Alex Gray. * Alex Gray *
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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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Rating details

11,875 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
5 39% (4,679)
4 44% (5,263)
3 14% (1,629)
2 2% (237)
1 1% (67)
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