Ken Bruen praises Anthony Quinn's novel 'Disappeared' author Ken Bruen had some kind words for Disappeared, the debut novel from fellow Irish crime author Anthony Quinn
Bruen said (in his trademark style): 

Line up the Edgar for best first novel.

Disappeared is a major piece of work.

Eerily tender, a wonderfully wrought classic that is a landmark in the fiction of Northern Ireland.





As beautifully written as the wild ferocity of Lough Neagh.

And lines to sing for, like this description of drunkenness:

“...the throng of young people cavorting down the streets was like a poisoned organism celebrating its own death throes.”

And the sly humor that is quintessentially Irish:

"...a series of bends that the locals claimed would knock the devil out of a heretic.”

And this lilting image:

“...a landscape that was a sniper's puzzle of thick thorn hedges and slanting fields.”

Line up the glittering prizes of mystery. This one is going to take 'em all.

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