Synopses & Reviews
The debut crime novel from a Booker Prize-winning author Benjamin Black. Dublin, 1950s. One night, after a few drinks at an office party, Quirke shuffles down into the morgue where he works and finds his brother-in-law tampering with the corpse of Christine Fallsand concealing the cause of death. As Quirke reluctantly presses on toward the true facts behind her death, he comes up against some insidiousand very well guardedsecrets of Dublins high Catholic society, among them members of his own family.