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    • A Death in Summer

    • A Novel
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: John Keating
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 47 Min.
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    One of Dublin's most powerful men meets a violent end— and an acknowledged master of crime fiction delivers his most gripping novel yet. On a sweltering summer afternoon, newspaper tycoon Richard Jewell—known to his many enemies as Diamond Dick—is discovered with his head blown off by a shotgun blast. But is it suicide or murder? For help with the investigation, Detective Inspector Hackett calls in his old friend Quirke, who has unusual access to Dublin's elite.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Holy Orders

    • Quirke, Book 6
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: John Keating
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 39 Min.
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    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.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • Even the Dead

    • A Quirke Mystery
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: Sean Barrett
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 49 Min.
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    Down among the dead men... Pathologist Quirke works in the city morgue, watching over Dublin's dead. The latest to join their ghostly ranks is a suicide. But something doesn't add up. The victim has a suspicious head wound, and the only witness has vanished, every trace of her wiped away. On the trail of the missing woman, Quirke finds himself drawn into the shadowy world of Dublin's elite - secret societies, High Church politics and corrupt politicians.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • Elegy for April

    • Quirke, Book 3
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: Timothy Dalton
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 29 Min.
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    1950's Ireland. As a deep, bewildering fog cloaks Dublin, a young woman is found to have vanished. When Phoebe Griffin, still haunted by the horrors of her past, is unable to discover news of her friend; Quirke, fresh from drying out in an institution, responds to his daughter's request for help. But as Phoebe, Quirke and Inspector Hackett speak with those who knew April, they begin to realise that there may have been more behind the young woman's discretion and secrecy than they could have imagined.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • Even the Dead

    • A Quirke Novel
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: John Keating
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 27 Min.
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    A suspicious death, a pregnant woman suddenly gone missing: Quirke's latest case leads him inexorably toward the dark machinations of an old foe. Perhaps Quirke has been down among the dead too long. Lately the Irish pathologist has suffered hallucinations and blackouts, and he fears the cause is a brain tumor. A specialist diagnoses an old head injury caused by a savage beating; all that's needed, the doctor declares, is an extended rest.

    Regulärer Preis: 30,95 €

    • Holy Orders

    • Quirke, Book 6
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: John Keating
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 39 Min.
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    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.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Vengeance

    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: John Keating
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 50 Min.
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    It's a fine day for a sail, and Victor Delahaye, one of Ireland's most successful businessmen, takes his boat far out to sea. With him is his partner's son - who becomes the sole witness when Delahaye produces a pistol, points it at his own chest, and fires. This mysterious death immediately engages the attention of Detective Inspector Hackett, who in turn calls upon the services of his sometime partner Quirke, consultant pathologist at the Hospital of the Holy Family. The stakes are high: Delahaye's prominence in business circles means that Hackett and Quirke must proceed very carefully....

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • Elegy for April

    • A Novel
    • Autor: Benjamin Black
    • Sprecher: Timothy Dalton
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 29 Min.
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    April Lavery has vanished. A junior doctor at a local hospital, she is something of a trail-blazer in the deeply conservative and highly patriarchal society of 1950s Dublin. Though her family is one of the most respected in the city, she is known for being independent-minded; her taste in men, for instance, is decidedly unconventional, as evidenced by her current boyfriend, a handsome and charismatic medical student from Nigeria.

    Regulärer Preis: 27,95 €