The Resource The city in darkness, Michael Russell

The city in darkness, Michael Russell

Label
The city in darkness
Title
The city in darkness
Statement of responsibility
Michael Russell
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Christmas 1939. In Europe the Phoney War hides carnage to come. In Ireland Detective Inspector Stefan Gillespie keeps tabs on Irishmen joining the British Forces. It's unpleasant work, but when an IRA raid on a military arsenal sends Garda Special Branch in search of guns and explosives, Stefan is soon convinced his boss, Superintendent Terry Gregory, is working for the IRA. At home for Christmas, Stefan is abruptly called to Laragh, an isolated mountain town. A postman has disappeared, believed killed, and Laragh's Guards are hiding something. Stefan is the nearest Special Branch detective, yet is he only there because Gregory wants him out of the way? Laragh is close to the lake where Stefan's wife Maeve drowned years earlier, and when events expose a connection between the missing postman and her death, Stefan realises it wasn't an accident, but murder. Stefan has to finally confront the ghosts of the past not only in the mountains of Wicklow, but in Spain in the aftermath of its bloody Civil War, before he can return to Dublin to find the truth
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Awards note
The Dagger Awards: Best Historical Crime Dagger Award, Shortlist 2017.
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.9/2
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Stefan Gillespie
Series volume
3
The city in darkness, Michael Russell
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The city in darkness, Michael Russell
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Control code
ocn962058201
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
338 pages
Isbn
9781472121929
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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