The Dead of Winter

The Dead of Winter

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Inspector Luc Vanier is drinking his way through Christmas Eve when he is called out to investigage the murder of five homeless people. His investigation takes hin into the backrooms of the Catholic Church, the boardrooms of Montreal's business elite and the soup kitchens and back alleys of street life in winter.
Publisher: Westmount, QC : Linda Leith Publishing, c2012
ISBN: 9780987994622
Branch Call Number: MYS Kirb
Characteristics: 281 p. ; 21 cm

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deRougemont
Dec 28, 2013

An excellent first novel. Using the police procedural a format, Kirby explores a number of themes and paints a detailed portrait of the city of Montreal in winter. Anyone who has ever lived through a Montreal winter will immediately recognize the city. If they no longer live there they will either remember the experience with nostalgia or count their blessings for no longer having to face that climate. I look forward to reading his second Luc Vanier novel.

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bdbarnes
Jul 30, 2013

Absolutely, please write another one and hopefully features Detective Inspector Vanier. What a first novel for Peter Kirby.

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Daphne57
May 20, 2013

Peter Kirby please write another novel; I will be waiting.

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