The Lewis Man : The Lewis Trilogy

  • by Peter May
  • Narrated by Peter Forbes
  • Series: The Lewis Trilogy
  • 10 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Shortlisted for Audible Sounds Crime Award
An unidentified corpse is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. News of the discovery soon reaches Fin Macleod. However, since swapping his life in Edinburgh for a quiet existence on Lewis, such mysteries are no longer a concern for the former Detective Inspector. Or so he thought. The sequel to the Blackhouse which was selected for the WH Smith Richard and Judy Bookclub, and the second book in the Lewis triology.


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Customer Reviews

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Intriguing Storyline

Intriguing storyline that has relevance to changes to generational norms and resultant exposed hypocrisy. The personal drama twists and turns with a climatic ending. The narration is understated (but very appropriate)leaving the words to tell the story.
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- Andrew

Written with deep insight

What made the experience of listening to The Lewis Man the most enjoyable?

After following Finn previously I enjoyed the narration of Peter Forbes and did not find the switch in characters a distraction

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Lewis Man?

The finale with the minister

Have you listened to any of Peter Forbes’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Wonderful voice and emotive portrayal of Torbet

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I felt deeply moved by the old man Torbet (John). I felt I had known him and felt such great empathy for him

Any additional comments?

I just loved the interwoven themes

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- Lynette Newcombe

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-01-2012
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing