A compelling new crime series from the pen of Booker Prize winner John Banville.
In the Pathology Department it was always night. This was one of the things Quirke liked about his job... it was restful, cosy, one might almost say, down in these depths nearly two floors beneath the city's busy pavements. There was too a sense here of being part of the continuance of ancient practices, secret skills, of work too dark to be carried on up in the light.
But one night, late after a party, Quirke stumbles across a body that shouldn't have been there... and his brother-in-law, eminent paediatrician Malachy Griffin