The Lemur A Novel

By: Black, Benjamin (John Banville)

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132pp. Small 8vo in pictorial French wraps. A New York Times Magazine serial. The US edition, a paperback original, is actually the true first. Signed by John Banville to the title page [B.Black aka John Banville]. The complete number line starts with 1. Gift quality.


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A new thriller from the Booker Prize-winning and Edgar-nominated author of Christine Falls and The Silver Swan

John Glass's life in New York should be plenty comfortable. He's given up his career as a journalist to write an authorized biography of his father-in-law, communications magnate and former CIA agent Big Bill Mulholland. He works in a big office in Mulholland Tower, rent-free, and goes home (most nights) to his wealthy and well-preserved wife, Wild Bill's daughter. He misses his old life sometimes, but all in all things have turned out well.

But when his shifty young researcher--a man he calls "The Lemur"--turns up some unflattering information about the family, Glass's whole easy existence is threatened. Then the young man is murdered, and it's up to Glass to find out what The Lemur knew, and who killed him, before any secrets come out--and before any other bodies appear.Shifting from 1950s Dublin to contemporary New York, the masterful crime writer Benjamin Black returns in this standalone thriller--a story of family secrets so deep, and so dangerous, that anyone might kill to keep them hidden.

Title: The Lemur A Novel

Author Name: Black, Benjamin (John Banville)

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Picador/Henry Holt: July 2008

ISBN Number: 0312428081

ISBN Number 13: 9780312428082

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002327