Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Elegy for April

Family. Benjamin Black’s latest novel is titled Elegy for April. Quirke is back. Out of rehab for his alcoholism, Garret Quirke agrees to help his daughter find a missing friend. The writing is taut, with a great plot and well-developed characters. All the family relationships presented in the novel contain insights into these closest of relationships. Black is the pseudonym of award winning writer John Banville. The quality of writing here exceeds that of most mystery novels. The more Banville develops Quirke the more engaging a character he becomes. In this enjoyable installment, he’s almost endearing.

Rating: Four-star (Highly Recommended)
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5 comments:

  1. 在莫非定律中有項笨蛋定律:「一個組織中的笨蛋,恆大於等於三分之二。」.................................................................                           

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  2. 當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。............................................................

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