Michael Connelly A Darkness More Than Night
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McCaleb, w married to Graciela and with a baby daughter, is persuaded to take a case from the LA County Sheriff's office. He is asked to profile the killer of an unsolved murder. The victim was a scuzzball who six years earlier had been arrested by Harry Bosch for murder but then released uncharged by the DA's office. In doing what he does best - reviewing the crime scene tapes and investigative records - McCaleb picks up a clue the sheriffs missed, a plastic owl left at the crime scene that the sheriffs thought belonged to the victim. McCaleb discovers that it was left by the killer as a message. He traces this symbol to an icon used as a sign of evil in renaissance paintings, and finds that one of the most frequent users of this icography was ne other than Hieronymus Bosch, which makes Harry a suspect. The book becomes an examination of Harry Bosch through the eyes of McCaleb. Meanwhile Bosch is in the midst of a high stakes trial being covered in the press by Jack McEvoy. Bosch was lead investigator on a murder case that saw the arrest of the son of a wealthy and powerful man. As the trial progresses the defense strategy becomes clear: put Bosch on trial instead of the rich kid, make the focus on Bosch and his methods. McCaleb and Bosch, first at odds, must w work together to clear Harry's name ...
Author(s) Michael Connelly
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Date of Publication 14/12/2000
Subject Crime, Thriller & Adventure
Place of Publication London
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Out-of-print date 19/06/2003
Weight 644 g
Width 152 mm
Height 233 mm
Spine 37 mm
Format Details Sewn
Edition Statement Export/Airport/Ireland ed
Author Biography A former police reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Connelly is the author of six acclaimed Harry Bosch novels: The Black Echo, The Black Ice, The Concrete Blonde, The Last Coyote, Trunk Music, and Angels Flight as well as The Poet, Blood Work and most recently Void Moon. He lives in Los Angeles.
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