When John Glass’s billionaire father-in-law hires him to write his biography, he feels he can’t refuse. Then his research assistant on the book discovers some very sensitive information about John’s in-laws, and is murdered before he can tell anyone what he knows. John is on his own to find out the young man’s secret, before the murderer finds him.,
The first stand-alone thriller from the Booker Prize–winning author of The Sea and Christine Falls
Benjamin Black is the pen name of John Banville, who was born in Wexford, Ireland, in 1945. Under the name Benjamin Black he is also the author of Christine Falls and the forthcoming sequel, The Silver Swan. He lives in Dublin.,
“The Lemur is a complicated story of murder, secrets and the past catching up to the present. Irish actor John Keating lends a nice tone to the narration.” —Canada.com
“A page-turner told in prose so beautiful you’ll want to read some passages repeatedly…. Intricately plotted, beautifully written.” —The Boston Globe on Christine Falls
“Measured, taut, and transfixing…Benjamin Black’s plotting is methodical, detailed, and always gripping. You can smell the smoke in Quirke’s favorite pub and touch the cool walls in a Boston convent he later visits.” —USA Today on Christine Falls
“Swirling, elegant noir…Crossover fiction of a very high order…Rolls forward with haunting, sultry exoticism…toward the best kind of denouement under these circumstances: a half inconclusive one.” —The New York Times on Christine Falls
The Lemur was published on June 24, 2008.The The Lemur Audiobook is 695 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.
The Lemur includes the following subjects: Noir. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Mystery & Detective, General.
The author of The Lemur is Benjamin Black.
The narrator for the The Lemur Audiobook is John Keating.