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Peter Robinson (1) (1950–2022)

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Peter Robinson was born in Castleford, Yorkshire, in 1950. He received a B.A. Honours Degree in English literature from the University of Leeds, moved to Canada, and went on to earn a M.A. in English and creative writing from the University of Windsor and a Ph.D. in English from York University. näytä lisää His first novel, Gallows View, was published in 1987 and became the first book in the Inspector Banks Mystery series. His other works include Caedmon's Song, No Cure for Love, Not Safe after Dark and Other Stories, Before the Poison, and When the Music's Over. He has received several awards including the Crime Writers of Canada's Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel in 1992 for Past Reason Hated and the Author's Award from the Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Letters in 1994 for Final Account. He has also published many short stories in anthologies and in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, including Innocence, which won the CWC Best Short Story Award, and The Two Ladies of Rose Cottage, which won a Macavity Award. He has taught at a number of Toronto colleges and served as Writer-in-Residence at the University of Windsor, Ontario, 1992-93. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Tekijän teokset

Gallows View (1987) 1,606 kappaletta
Kuiva kuuma kesä (1999) 1,471 kappaletta
Pinnalla ja kätkössä (2001) 1,267 kappaletta
Paholaisen ystävä (2007) 1,194 kappaletta
Piece of My Heart (2006) 1,167 kappaletta
Outo juttu (2005) 1,165 kappaletta
Suvi saapunut ei (2003) 1,155 kappaletta
Savua ja tulta (2003) 1,121 kappaletta
Kylmääkin kylmempi (2000) 1,102 kappaletta
A Dedicated Man (1988) 1,082 kappaletta
Pimeyden kaikki värit (2008) 1,047 kappaletta
The Hanging Valley (1989) 930 kappaletta
Dry Bones that Dream (1995) 909 kappaletta
Past Reason Hated (1990) 899 kappaletta
Wednesday's Child (1992) 890 kappaletta
A Necessary End (1989) 873 kappaletta
Paha poika (2010) 854 kappaletta
Innocent Graves (1996) 797 kappaletta
Dead Right (1997) 791 kappaletta
Kohden pimeyttä (2012) 733 kappaletta
Before the Poison (2011) 709 kappaletta
Vallankumouksen lapset (2013) 630 kappaletta
Abattoir Blues (2014) 609 kappaletta
Caedmon's Song (1990) 496 kappaletta
When the Music's Over (2016) 478 kappaletta
Sleeping in the Ground (2017) 463 kappaletta
Careless Love (2018) 404 kappaletta
Many Rivers to Cross (2019) 346 kappaletta
The Price of Love (2009) 319 kappaletta
Not Dark Yet (2020) 280 kappaletta
Not Safe After Dark (1998) 218 kappaletta
No Cure for Love (1995) 195 kappaletta
Standing in the Shadows (2023) 175 kappaletta
Meet Inspector Banks (2001) 67 kappaletta
Seven Years (2017) 24 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Crime Stories (2007) — Editor, Introduction & Contributor — 17 kappaletta
Summer Rain (2015) 16 kappaletta
Going Back (2009) 14 kappaletta
Caedman's Song [and] Aftermath (2002) 12 kappaletta
The Ferryman's Beautiful Daughter (2009) 10 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume II (2010) — Toimittaja — 9 kappaletta
The Return of Inspector Banks (2004) 8 kappaletta
Blood on the Holly (2007) 8 kappaletta
Walking the Dog (2009) 8 kappaletta
Fan Mail (2016) 6 kappaletta
Shadows on the Water 5 kappaletta
Innocence (2016) 5 kappaletta
Like a Virgin (2009) 5 kappaletta
The Good Partner (2016) 4 kappaletta
Blue Christmas (2009) 4 kappaletta
Inspector Banks 10 Book Boxset (2007) 3 kappaletta
The Cherub Affair (2009) 3 kappaletta
Cornelius Jubb 2 kappaletta
Bad Boy [abridged audio] (2010) 2 kappaletta
Ripporg (2021) 2 kappaletta
Maan poveen (2022) 1 kappale
Birthday Dance 1 kappale
Man Hunt 1 kappale
The Wrong Hands 1 kappale
Point of Infinite Density (1999) 1 kappale
Alt Ust (2013) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Tappaja sateessa (1964) — Johdanto, eräät painokset840 kappaletta
Like a Charm: A Novel in Voices (2004) — Avustaja — 316 kappaletta
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries (2013) — Avustaja — 289 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 1998 (1998) — Avustaja — 177 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 1999 (1999) — Avustaja — 156 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 (2001) — Avustaja — 144 kappaletta
The Best British Mysteries 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 127 kappaletta
Much Ado About Murder (2002) — Avustaja — 97 kappaletta
Malice Domestic 6 (1997) — Avustaja — 92 kappaletta
Crime Through Time III (2000) — Avustaja — 82 kappaletta
The Best British Mysteries (2003) — Avustaja — 76 kappaletta
OxCrimes (2014) — Avustaja — 75 kappaletta
The Oxford Book of Detective Stories (2000) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta
The Best British Mysteries 2006 (2005) — Avustaja — 63 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries (2008) — Avustaja — 62 kappaletta
A Century of British Mystery and Suspense (2000) — Avustaja — 57 kappaletta
Deadly Anniversaries (2020) — Avustaja — 53 kappaletta
Toronto Noir (2008) — Avustaja — 52 kappaletta
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 7 (2010) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
Love and Death (2000) — Avustaja — 31 kappaletta
The Best British Mysteries 4 (2006) — Avustaja — 25 kappaletta
Crème de la Crime (2000) — Avustaja — 23 kappaletta
A Merry Band of Murderers (2006) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta
Deadly Pleasures (2013) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
DCI Banks: The Complete First Season (2011) — Original Author — 16 kappaletta
The Arvon Book of Crime and Thriller Writing (2012) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
DCI Banks: The Complete Series — Original Author — 3 kappaletta

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The first half of this two-novel edition, Wednesday's Child, starts with a disappearance of a young girl, picked up from her home by a pair pretending to be social workers. Little by little, the case becomes entangled with a killing of a local petty criminal, until DCI Banks and the team can figure out what's actually happening.
 
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queen_ypolita | Feb 24, 2024 |
A brutal murder of a man whose life at the first glance is that of a dull and dutiful accountant and family man leads DCI Banks and other police officers to a tangle of leads that don't really seem to hang together.
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mari_reads | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 21, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 50 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 19, 2024 |
Inspector Banks #20

I dung out an old book hiding deep into my library “Watching the Dark” was first published in 2012, it was far time to give it a go. This book is my introduction to this author and now I know why people say he is a grandmaster of mystery fiction. Everything is smoothly said and the story immediately pulls you in. This installment was an excellent place to begin.

It kicks off with the murder of a policeman DI Bill Quinn convalescing at a treatment center and found dead on the grounds, pierced through the heart with an arrow. Bank is brought in to investigate and soon discovers compromising photos of Quinn with an underage woman....Working the case not only with his partner DI Annie Chabot but also imposed to him is the enigmatic Joanna Passero from the Professional Standards...her presence is anything but welcome....One search brings another and DI Bank ends up in Estonia to unravel not only this mystery but also one that crossed his path decade ago and has haunted him ever since.

I zipped through this story in no time; it is very active and moves along without needless violence and meaningless sex scenes. The mystery develops bit by bit and teases us along while offering several clichés of people in high places. Well a bit of humour well placed is refreshing. The author has written a very believable scenario of human trafficking and immigrant slave labour into an intriguing police procedural and has set his drama both in the UK and in Estonia. As a Canadian some expressions was a challenge at first but I overcame this and soon was immersed into this excellent story and enjoyed every moment.

In brief: An excellent story, great characterization and well described settings.
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Tigerpaw70 | 50 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 29, 2024 |

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