popular series featuring Yorkshire police officers Andy Dalziel and
Peter Pascoe returns in this latest installment. Some ten
years ago, family members discovered the body of the head of the
family - to all appearances dead by suicide - having hooked
one of his toes around the trigger of a shot gun.
Now in a
grisly scene of deja vu, the body of his only son is discovered in
the same room, dead under the same circumstances, with the same
music playing on the phonograph and the same book of poetry open on
the desk. Pascoe's curiosity is aroused when Dalziel seems
overly eager to declare the case and open and shut
An intriguing and numerous cast of characters
inhabit the story - with incest, adultery, sexual obsession, chronic
illnesses, unresolved grief and disinheritance plaguing the dead
man's extended family, while the multinational corporation owned by
family members is involved in the worst kind of international double
Two other enigmatic deaths occurring in far off
places bracket the story. The reader must absorb the full
horror of the nature of these two deaths - the characters in GOOD
MORNING, MIDNIGHT will remain unaware.
A compelling read by
one of the best authors around!
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