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The Colour of Blood

The Colour of Blood

Set in an unnamed East European country, Moore’s political thriller concerns a Cardinal who finds himself caught in the middle of an escalating revolution.


About the Author

Brian Moore

Brian Moore was born in August in 1921.  He moved to Canada in 1948 where he worked as a journalist before moving to the United States in 1959.  His first novel, Judith Hearne, was made into a film starring Dame Maggie Smith.  In 1975 The Great Victorian Collection won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. 

Moore was shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times for The Doctor’s WifeThe Colour of Blood and Lies of Silence

He died in 1999 aged 77.