We now offer Curbside Plus Services. Bookdrops remain open but buildings are closed. Returned items are quarantined for 6 days before they are checked in. Fines are not charged for quarantined items.

Elegy for April

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Quirke-the hard-drinking, insatiably curious Dublin pathologist-is back, and he's determined to find his daughter's best friend, a well-connected young doctor April Latimer has vanished. A junior doctor at a local hospital, she is something of a scandal in the conservative and highly patriarchal society of 1950s Dublin. Though her family is one of the most respected in the city, she is known for being independent-minded; her taste in men, for instance, is decidedly unconventional. Now April has disappeared, and her friend Phoebe Griffin suspects the worst. Frantic, Phoebe seeks out Quirke, her brilliant but erratic father, and asks him for help. Sober again after intensive treatment for alcoholism, Quirke enlists his old sparring partner, Detective Inspector Hackett, in the search for the missing young woman. In their separate ways the two men follow April's trail through some of the darker byways of the city to uncover crucial information on her whereabouts. And as Quirke becomes deeply involved in April's murky story, he encounters complicated and ugly truths about family savagery, Catholic ruthlessness, and race hatred. Both an absorbing crime novel and a brilliant portrait of the difficult and relentless love between a father and his daughter, this is Benjamin Black at his sparkling best.
Also in This Series
More Like This
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID97425fa3-9117-752d-f90f-e8352e5ddbf2
Grouping Titleelegy for april
Grouping Authorbenjamin black
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-17 04:16:54AM
Last Indexed2020-09-17 04:45:27AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781427209450

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Dalton, Timothy, 1944-
authorBlack, Benjamin, 1945-
author2-roleDalton, Timothy,1944-Narrator
Macmillan Audio (Firm)
Recorded Books, LLC.
author_displayBlack, Benjamin
available_at_aacplBroadneck Library
Online OverDrive Collection
collection_aacplADULT
detailed_location_aacplBroadneck Library - Audiobooks
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description

Quirke—the hard-drinking, insatiably curious Dublin pathologist—is back, and he's determined to find his daughter's best friend, a well-connected young doctor

April Latimer has vanished. A junior doctor at a local hospital, she is something of a scandal in the conservative and highly patriarchal society of 1950s Dublin. Though her family is one of the most respected in the city, she is known for being independent-minded; her taste in men, for instance, is decidedly unconventional.

Now April has disappeared, and her friend Phoebe Griffin suspects the worst. Frantic, Phoebe seeks out Quirke, her brilliant but erratic father, and asks him for help. Sober again after intensive treatment for alcoholism, Quirke enlists his old sparring partner, Detective Inspector Hackett, in the search for the missing young woman. In their separate ways the two men follow April's trail through some of the darker byways of the city to uncover crucial information on her whereabouts. And as Quirke becomes deeply involved in April's murky story, he encounters complicated and ugly truths about family savagery, Catholic ruthlessness, and race hatred.

Both an absorbing crime novel and a brilliant portrait of the difficult and relentless love between a father and his daughter, this is Benjamin Black at his sparkling best.

format_aacplAudio CD
eAudiobook
format_category_aacplAudio Books
eBook
id97425fa3-9117-752d-f90f-e8352e5ddbf2
isbn9781427209450
9781427218421
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:0f29ab7c-06bb-4508-bc24-fbd4f287e3bd1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenAvailable Online
ils:a72077531997068934520Broadneck Library - Audiobooks(COMPACT DISC) MYSTERY FICTION (B)1falsefalseOn ShelfSep 03, 2019BDN
itype_aacplAdult Audiobook on CD
last_indexed2020-09-17T08:45:27.013Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formFiction
literary_form_fullFiction
local_callnumber_aacpl(COMPACT DISC) MYSTERY FICTION (B)
Online OverDrive
owning_library_aacplAnne Arundel County Public Library
Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
owning_location_aacplBroadneck Library
Online OverDrive Collection
primary_isbn9781427218421
publishDate2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:0f29ab7c-06bb-4508-bc24-fbd4f287e3bdeAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishMacmillan Audio
ils:a720775Audio CDAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishMacmillan Audio ;p2010.8 sound discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:0f29ab7c-06bb-4508-bc24-fbd4f287e3bd1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:a72077531997068934520On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue
seriesQuirke mysteries
series_with_volumeQuirke mysteries|
subject_facetAudiobooks (CD)
Dublin (Ireland) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Mystery fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Pathologists -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Psychological fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
title_displayElegy for April
title_fullElegy for April
Elegy for April [sound recording] / Benjamin Black
title_shortElegy for April
topic_facetAudiobooks (CD)
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Mystery
Pathologists