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Books and profile for Peter May

Extraordinary People by Peter May

I loved reading Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy and his later novels so much that I decided to go back and read the Enzo files series. ‘Extraordinary People’ is so different from the other Peter May novels that I’ve read that … Continue reading

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The Chessmen by Peter May

‘The Chessmen’ is the 3rd novel in Peter May’s Lewis trilogy following on from ‘The Blackhouse’ and ‘The Lewis Men’. Fin Macleod has just taken the job of head of security for a Lewis estate. The job involves catching poachers … Continue reading

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The Lewis Man by Peter May

‘The Lewis Man’ is the 2nd novel in Peter May’s Lewis trilogy. This novel was so good that I couldn’t stop reading it but didn’t want it to end. It could be read as a standalone novel but ‘The Blackhouse’ … Continue reading

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Coffin Road by Peter May

‘Coffin Road’ is a standalone novel by Peter May. Like several of his other novels, it is set in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The story is told from three different perspectives. Neal Maclean lives alone in a small town … Continue reading

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Peter May Profile and Books

Peter May was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1951. May always dreamed of being a novelist and started his career in journalism as a way to get paid for writing. Even while pursuing a very successful journalism career, May was … Continue reading

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Runaway by Peter May

‘Runaway’ is a standalone novel by Peter May about 5 teenage boys who ran away from Glasgow to London in 1965 and how the events of 1965 still affect their lives 50 years later. 1965 was an exciting time for … Continue reading

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The Blackhouse by Peter May

When I read ‘Entry Island’ it was billed as Peter May’s best book so far. So I was expecting less from ‘The Blackhouse’. Instead this book was incredibly powerful and harshly beautiful and I loved it. Fin Macleod grew up … Continue reading

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Entry Island by Peter May

‘Entry Island’ is a standalone novel with a split time-line. The story is set in the present in the remote community (population 130) of Entry Island in the Gulf of St Lawrence, and in the Hebridean Island of Lewis during … Continue reading

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