Resurrection Man by Eoin McNamee

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Recounts the experiences of Victor Kelly, a disturbed killer in shadowy Belfast, who believes that he has captured the artistic nature and transfiguring beauty of human violence.
 

About Eoin McNamee

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Eoin McNamee is an award-winning author of novels for adults. His first novel, "Resurrection Man," was made into a film. He lives in County Sligo, Ireland. "From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published March 4, 1994 by Picador. 240 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Parenting & Relationships, Horror. Fiction

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With bite and brilliance, rising Irish star McNamee burrows deep, to the brutal core of sectarian violence in Belfast, where a young psychokiller is sanctioned for his efforts to raise urban terror to new heights: a chilling, first-rate debut.

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The publisher burdens this first novel by a young Irish writer with comparisons to such high stylists as Don DeLillo and Cormac McCarthy. Luckily, McNamee (first name pronounced `Owen') belongs in suc

Sep 04 1995 | Read Full Review of Resurrection Man

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