The Lock-Up: A Detective Mystery (Original)

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Price
$30.00  $27.90
Publisher
Hanover Square Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
6.32 X 9.27 X 1.08 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781335449634

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About the Author
JOHN BANVILLE was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. He is the author of numerous novels, including The Sea, which won the 2005 Booker Prize, and the DI Quirke novels written under the pseudonym Benjamin Black. In 2011 he was awarded the Franz Kafka Prize, in 2013 he was awarded the Irish PEN Award for Outstanding Achievement in Irish Literature and in 2014 he won the Prince of Asturias Award, Spain's most important literary prize. He lives in Dublin.
Reviews
"Elegant...with finely wrought moments that make you want to slow down to savor them."--New York Times Book Review

"Another worthy thriller from the Irish master novelist."--Kirkus

"Strikingly beautiful prose...Banville's complete mastery of mood wins the day."--Booklist

"A haunting and memorable experience."--New York Journal of Books

"Banville at his best...a novel that will have his readers hooked."--Financial Times


"The Lock-Up is to be relished above all for its richly realised characters, and their understanding of the vagaries of human nature."―Scotsman

"The ultimate page-turner, expertly paced and beautifully written."―Irish Independent

"A hypnotic thriller. . . with prose this lush and mordantly funny, it's a shame it has to end."― Sunday Business Post