Ken Bruen The Killing of the Tinkers

ISBN 13: 9780753144824

The Killing of the Tinkers

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9780753144824: The Killing of the Tinkers

Jack Taylor is an ex-cop in Galway. Someone is systematically killing young travellers and dumping their bodies in the town centre. He solves the case but is left hanging on the precipice of the most devastating decision of his career.

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"Ken Bruen confirms his rightful place among the finest noir stylists of his generation. This is a remarkable book from a singular talent."
- Publisher's Weekly (starred review)

"Bruen is a brilliant, lyrical, deeply moving writer who can make you laugh and cry in the same paragraph and whose characters are so sharply portrayed that they almost walk off the page at you. If you like Ian Rankin, Dennis Lehane, Pelecanos, and the like, Bruen is definitely a writer to reckon with."
-Denver Post

"Bruen is an original, grimly hilarious and gloriously Irish. I await the further adventures of the incorrigible Jack Taylor."
-Patrick Anderson, Washington Post

"The next major new Irish voice we hear might well belong to Ken Bruen."
-Chicago Tribune

About the Author:

Ken Bruen has been an English teacher in Africa, Japan, Southeast Asia, and South America. He lives in Galway, Ireland.

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