A Drink Before the War/Darkness, Take My Hand (Paperback)
William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780061172267, 656pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2007
With novels like Mystic River and Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane has dramatically altered the landscape of the crime thriller while boldly overstepping the boundaries that have long separated mystery from literature. Now two of his sensational early novels have been combined in a single volume two gritty and mesmerizing masterworks of suspense featuring the private eye duo of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro brilliantly showcasing the unique voice and dark, exhilarating vision of a crime fiction phenomenon.