The Lewis Man - The Lewis Trilogy (Paperback)Peter May (author)
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The trilogy begun with The Blackhouse continues in 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.
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 30 mm
A wonderfully complex book * Peter James, on Entry Island *
The Lewis Man shone like a bright star out of this year's book lists. Lyrical, empathetic and moving -- Alex Gray
He is a terrific writer doing something different -- Mark Billingham
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer -- Sophie Hannah
Wonderfully compelling -- Kate Mosse
Western France - now May's own stamping ground - is as much a character in the book as the Hebrides were in his formidable Isle of Lewis sequence * Guardian *
Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth * New York 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 *
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years -- Boyd Tonkin, on the Lewis trilogy * Independent *
May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships * Sunday Times *
Will have the reader relishing every tendency of description and characterization -- Barry Forshaw * Independent *
Dark, exciting and atmospheric * Scotland on Sunday *
Powerful and authentic * Glasgow Sunday Herald *
Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought * Irish Times *
A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending * Tangled Web *
Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed * The Good Book Guide *
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I loved Black House, the first of the trilogy, and I enjoyed this even more. The mystery is unravelled slowly as each piece of the drama falls into place but with issues such as dementia and childhood cruelty added to... More
I enjoyed the first book in this trilogy, Black House, but the Lewis Man was one of the most enjoyable well written books I have read in a very long time. You sympathised with the characters, particularly the two... More
“The Lewis Man”
Loved this book, could not put it down. Can't wait for the next of the trilogy.
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