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Definitely my experience with this book as well -- I basically hated all the protagonists, for various reasons.

That said, I do recommend Vine's "A Dark-Adapted Eye" and "Anna's [= Asta's] Book."
I haven't given up on this author! But I think I'll be concentrating on speculative fiction until year's end and give mysteries a rest as much as I can for a while.