The Blind Man of Seville: A Novel by Robert Wilson

The Blind Man of Seville: A Novel



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ISBN: 9780156028806
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: pdf
Page: 446


A wonderful, if dark and disturbing, literary detective novel' Time Out. 'As an evocation of the emotional labyrinth of postwar Tangiers and as a tale of artistic drift, it's rather brilliant – a detective story Paul Bowles never wrote' Guardian. Based on the character of Javier Falcón, who is Chief Inspector in the Seville police and a brilliant detective, whose personal and professional life is compromised by dark secrets from the past. This is not the sort of read you can expect to finish in a few sittings. Called to a gruesome crime scene, Inspector Javier Falcón is shocked and sickened by what he finds there. And a series of four crimenovels set in Seville featuring the detective Javier Falcon. Two thrillers set in Portugal during the Second World War. Original UK drama commission based on Robert Wilson's bestselling novels, Falcón: The Blind Man of Seville. James Walton reviews new two-part Spanish crime drama Falcon, adapted from Robert Wilson's novel The Blind Man of Seville. A Spanish detective investigates a series of grisly killings in a crime thriller that maintains "an almost unbearable pitch of excitement" (Booklist). It observes no limits, it begs no one's pardon. Welcome to the official website of Gold Dagger winning author Robert Wilson. Author of four crime novels set in West Africa featuring Bruce Medway. Robert Wilson's intricate noir thriller 'The Blind Man of Seville' constantly reminded me of the classic detective novels of the 1940's with their subtle complexities, solid storylines and in-depth characters. After trying his hand at spy fiction in The Company of Strangers, Robert Wilson returns to his detective-thriller roots with The Blind Man of Seville, a grimly bewitching and character-driven yarn about people confronting their most hidden horrors. Proving that even the most talented authors can have an off day, Wilson (A Small Death in Lisbon, etc.) has come up with a long, dense, often brilliantly written but finally off-putting and depressing story, which starts with the grisly murder of aSeville restaurant tycoon. After trying his hand at spy fiction in The Company of Strangers, Robert Wilson returns to his detective-thriller roots withThe Blind Man of Seville, a grimly bewitching and character-driven yarn about people confronting their most hidden horrors. Praise for The Blind Man of Seville 'Crime writing at its very best, but it is also something more.



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