Praise for Declan Burke: “Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.

Sunday, September 30, 2007

The Best Things In Life Are Free … Books

Tana French’s In The Woods has been this year’s Irish publishing phenomenon, the ex-actress garnering a veritable rain-forest of big-up reviews on her way to pole-vaulting onto the New York Times best-seller list earlier this month. The good news is that In The Woods goes into mass market paperback release this week (jazzy new cover, right), and the better news is that Crime Always Pays – courtesy of the ever-lovely people at Hodder Headline Ireland – have three copies to give away. To be in with a chance of winning one, just tell us if the sequel to In The Woods will be called …
(a) The Similarity
(b) The Likeness
(c) The Virtually Indistinguishable Clone-Like Replication
Drop us a mail at the address in the top right of the blog, putting ‘Tana French competition’ in the subject line. And remember, people – if you’re not in, you can’t lose …

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