Posted on 28th February 2012

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Orchid Blue

A fictional account of the murder of nineteen-year-old Pearl Gamble and subsequent conviction of Robert McGladdery, the last man to be hung in Northern Ireland, Eoin McNamee’s Orchid Blue questions the idea of justice at the same time as blending a literary element into a crime theme. Detective Eddie McCrink, recently returned to his homeland from London,…