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The Silver Swan (Signed First U.K. Edition)

Benjamin Black (aka John Banville)

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ISBN 10: 033045403X / ISBN 13: 9780330454032
Published by Picador, 2007
New Condition: New Hardcover
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London: Picador, 2007. First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page as Benjamin Black. A pristine unread copy, very fine in all respects. Comes with mylar dust jacket protector. Shipped in sturdy box. Smoke-free shop. Purchased new, never opened. The second Quirke mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 0310-3

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Title: The Silver Swan (Signed First U.K. Edition)

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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This is the second Quirke novel from Man Booker prize-winning John Banville, writing as Benjamin Black. Time has moved on for Quirke, the world-weary Dublin pathologist first encountered in "Christine Falls". It is the middle of the 1950s, that low, dishonourable decade; a woman he loved has died, a man whom he once admired is dying, while the daughter he for so long denied is still finding it hard to accept him as her father. When Billy Hunt, an acquaintance from college days, approaches him about his wife's apparent suicide, Quirke recognises trouble but, as always, trouble is something he cannot resist. Slowly he is drawn into a twilight world of drug addiction, sexual obsession, blackmail and murder, a world in which even the redoubtable Inspector Hackett can offer him few directions.

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Benjamin Black is the pen name of acclaimed author John Banville, who was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. His novels have won numerous awards, including the Man Booker Prize in 2005 for The Sea. He lives in Dublin.

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