All the Colours of Darkness (Inspector Alan Banks Series #18)

All the Colours of Darkness (Inspector Alan Banks Series #18)

by Peter Robinson

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All the Colours of Darkness (Inspector Alan Banks Series #18) by Peter Robinson

The eagerly awaited new novel from Canada’s top crime-fiction writer.

It’s the May half-term school holiday, and the first warm day of the year has drawn a few children to the River Swain for a swim. When one boy chases another off the path that runs alongside Hindswell Woods, a glimpse of orange through the trees tempts them into the shadows. Moments later, their high spirits vanish in an instant, for there, to their shock (and ghoulish fascination), they find a man in a brightly coloured shirt hanging from a branch by a rope around his neck. Alan Banks is in London with his new girlfriend when news of the kids’ ghastly discovery reaches the police in Eastvale, so the case falls to Annie Cabbot. And she’s mystified. Why would a successful set and costume designer, with a well-reviewed production of Othello currently playing, be in such despair that he would take his own life?

In All the Colours of Darkness, Peter Robinson has written an exceptionally gripping and intricately plotted story that delivers hard truths about jealousy and betrayal — and of the insidious, corrosive power of secrets. Once more, Robinson proves that he is one of the finest crime-fiction writers in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780771076176
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Series: Inspector Alan Banks Series , #18
Pages: 403
Product dimensions: 4.15(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Yorkshire-born Peter Robinson, who now lives in Toronto, is one of the world’s top writers of crime fiction and winner of numerous awards, including the United States’ Edgar Award, the British Dagger in the Library Award, France’s prestigious Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, Denmark’s Palle Rosenkrantz Award, and, in Canada, several Arthur Ellis best novel awards.

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