James R. Benn
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“What do you do, Ndibe asks, when you are faced with injustice and total corruption? When to speak will very likely mean your end? A Kafkaesque, imaginative novel of great necessity and power.
“Like dispatches from a war zone – terse prose, dark thoughts, raw feelings ... Although this is a more formal mystery than Neville's previous ones, its characters remain possessed by Belfast's old, familiar ghosts.
“Sings with not just a good plot but courtly language and an engaging group of characters worthy of the famed novelist herself ... a first-rate mystery with so many twists and turns that you can hardly blame a reader who doesn't figure it out until the end.