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The Bloomsday Dead

by Adrian McKinty

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  • Published in USA  Mar 2007
    304 pages
    Genre: Novels

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In the heart-stopping finale of the Dead trilogy, tough guy Michael Forsythe -- bad-boy antihero of the critically acclaimed Dead I Well May Be and The Dead Yard -- returns to his native Ireland, where a dangerous and beautiful old flame forces Michael to look for her daughter, who has mysteriously disappeared in Belfast.

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"Starred Review. McKinty overcomes minor missteps--a key revelation tipped almost from the outset and a less-than-satisfying final scene--with his trademark dark lyricism, one great red herring, and a masterful plot twist that brings Forsythe's character full circle in a lightning flash." - Booklist.

"Starred Review. Devotees of Irish literature will also appreciate the many allusions to Joyce's Ulysses." - PW.

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This is the final volume in McKinty's trilogy about Irish mercenary Michael Forsythe set in late 20th century Ireland (following The Dead Yard, 2006).

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