The Lewis Man
By Peter May
The second instalment in the Lewis trilogy.
LOVED THE BLACKHOUSE? THE TRILOGY CONTINUES WITH THE LEWIS MAN: AS FIN MACLEOD RETURNS IN AN INGENIOUS CRIME THRILLER ABOUT MEMORY AND MURDER.
A MAN WITH NO NAME
An unidentified corpse is recovered from a Lewis peat bog; the only clue to its identity being a DNA sibling match to a local farmer.
A MAN WITH NO MEMORY
But this islander, Tormod Macdonald - now an elderly man suffering from dementia - has always claimed to be an only child.
A MAN WITH NO CHOICE
When Tormod's family approach Fin Macleod for help, Fin feels duty-bound to solve the mystery.
Peter May was born and raised in Scotland. He was an award-winning journalist at the age of twenty-one and a published novelist at twenty-six. He is the million-selling author of the Lewis trilogy, the Enzo Files and the China thrillers; and of the Sunday Times bestselling standalone novels Entry Island, Runaway and Coffin Road. Peter now lives in South-West france with his wife, writer Janice Hally.
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30 Aug 2012
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'The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving' Alex Gray. — Alex Gray
'as good as its superb predecessor, The Blackhouse' Guardian. — Guardian
'Dark, exciting and atmospheric ... it even surpasses the first tale' Scotland on Sunday. — Scotland on Sunday
'In mood and texture, Peter May's novels [...] are essentially Nordic, and he bears comparison with some of the best writers from those cold desolate climes' The Times. — The Times
'instantly struck by the beauty of the descriptions of the wild island terrain as well as by the roundedness and complexity of the characterisations' The Times. — The Times
'powerful and authentic' Glasgow Sunday Herald. — Glasgow Sunday Herald
'The depiction of the island atmosphere is as impressive as the action' The Sunday Telegraph. — Sunday Telegraph