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Holy orders : a quirke novel

When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State.--Publisher.

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  • "When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State.--Publisher."@en
  • "When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State.--"
  • "1950s Dublin. When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where the police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is perhaps little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice."@en
  • ""When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State."--Provided by publisher."@en
  • "In 1950s Ireland, newspapers are censored, social conventions are strictly defined, and appalling crimes are hushed up. Why? Because the Catholic Church controls the lives of nearly everyone. But when the body of his daughter Phoebe's closest friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke can no longer play by the Church's rules. Along with Inspector Hackett, his sometime partner, Quirke investigates Jimmy's death and learns just how far the Church and its supporters will go to protect their own interests."
  • "Patholoog Quirke helpt zijn vriend en tevens inspecteur Hackett bij het onderzoek naar een journalist die dood wordt gevonden in een kanaal."
  • "When the body of his daughter's friend is brought to his autopsy table, Quirke is plunged into a world of corruption that takes him to the darkest corners of the Irish Church and State. "At first they thought it was the body of a child. Later, when they got it out of the water and saw the pubic hair and the nicotine stains on the fingers, they realized their mistake." So begins Holy Orders, the latest Quirke case set in Dublin at a moment when newspapers are censored, social conventions are strictly defined, and appalling crimes are hushed up. Why' Because in 1950s Ireland the Catholic Church controls the lives of nearly everyone. But when Quirke's daughter Phoebe loses her close friend Jimmy Minor to murder, Quirke can no longer play by the Church's rules. Along with Inspector Hackett, his sometime partner, Quirke investigates Jimmy's death and learns just how far the Church and its supporters will go to protect their own interests. Haunting, fierce, and brilliantly plotted, this is Benjamin Black writing at the top of his form. His inimitable creation, the endlessly curious Quirke, brings a pathologist's unique understanding of death to unlock the most dangerous of secrets."@en
  • "She looked at him and smiled sadly. 'You've lived too long among the dead, Quirke,' she said. He nodded. 'Yes, I suppose I have.' She was not the first one to have told him that, and she would not be the last. 1950s Dublin. When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where the police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is perhaps little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice. As spring storms descend on Dublin, Quirke and Hackett's investigation will lead them into the dark heart of the organisation that really runs this troubled city: the church. Meanwhile Quirke's daughter Phoebe realises she is being followed; and when Quirke's terrible childhood in a priest-run orphanage returns to haunt him, he will face his greatest trial yet ..."
  • "When a body is found in the canal, pathologist Quirke and his detective friend Inspector Hackett must find the truth behind this brutal murder. But in a world where police are not trusted and secrets often remain buried there is little hope of bringing the perpetrator to justice. Quirke and Hackett's investigation will lead them into the dark heart of the organisation that really runs this troubled city: the Church. Meanwhile Quirke's daughter Phoebe realises she is being followed; and when Quirke's terrible childhood in a priest-run orphanage returns to haunt him, he will face his greatest trial yet..."

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  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Large type books"
  • "Large type books"@en
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Psychological fiction"@en
  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Detective and mystery stories"
  • "Mystery fiction"@en
  • "Mystery fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en

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  • "Holy orders : [No. 6 :Quirke mystery]"
  • "Holy orders : a quirke novel"@en
  • "Holy Orders : A Quirke Novel"@en
  • "Holy orders : a Quirke novel"@en
  • "Holy orders : a Quirke novel"
  • "Holy Orders : a Quirke Novel"@en
  • "Holy orders a quirke novel"@en
  • "Holy orders : a quirke mystery"
  • "Holy orders : a Quirke mystery"@en
  • "Holy orders : a Quirke mystery"
  • "Holy orders"@en
  • "Holy orders"