Green Hell

Product Number: EB00640743
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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ISBN: #9780802191304
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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"The Godfather of the modern Irish crime novel . . . writes in machine gun fashion . . . reminiscent of the work of Raymond Chandler and Peter Cheyenne" (Irish Times). In Green Hell, Bruen's dark angel of a protagonist has hit rock bottom: one of his best friends is dead, the other has stopped speaking to him; he has given up battling his addiction to alcohol and pills; and his firing from the Irish national police, the Guards, is ancient history. But Jack isn't about to embark on a self-improvement plan. Instead, he has taken up a vigilante case against a respected professor of literature at the University of Galway who has a violent habit his friends in high places are only too happy to ignore. And when Jack rescues a preppy American student on a Rhodes Scholarship from a couple of kid thugs, he also unexpectedly gains a new sidekick, who abandons his thesis on Beckett to write a biography of Galway's most magnetic rogue. Between pub crawls and violent outbursts, Jack's vengeful plot against the professor soon spirals toward chaos. Enter Emerald, an edgy young Goth who could either be the answer to Jack's problems, or the last ripped stitch in his undoing . . . "Taylor is a classic figure: an ex-cop turned seedy private eye . . . The book's pleasure comes from listening to Taylor's eloquent rants, studded with references to songs and books. His voice is wry and bittersweet, but somehow always hopeful." -The Seattle Times

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Author(s): Ken Bruen
Series: Jack Taylor Series No: 11
Original Publish Date: Jul 07, 2015

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Author(s): Ken Bruen
Narrator(s): John Lee
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Product Number DD16215
Released: Jul 07, 2015
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Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781622317493
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Author(s): Ken Bruen
Narrator(s): John Lee
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Product Number Z100015059
Released: Jul 07, 2015
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Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781622317509

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