Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Hiding a secret life as an assassin while working as a murder analyst for the Miami police, Dexter Morgan is intrigued by the work of a new serial killer whose style mimics his own and who Morgan realizes is inviting him into a deadly competition, in a best-selling book that inspired the Showtime... show more
Hiding a secret life as an assassin while working as a murder analyst for the Miami police, Dexter Morgan is intrigued by the work of a new serial killer whose style mimics his own and who Morgan realizes is inviting him into a deadly competition, in a best-selling book that inspired the Showtime series. TV tie-in. Reprint.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: August 25th 2009
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: Dexter (#1)
I have somehow avoided seeing or even really hearing anything at all about the tv series (except "It's about a serial killer"), despite having several family members that are moderately obsessed, so it was interesting walking into this with no real understanding of what on earth I was going to find....
3.5 starsI am definitely planning to read the next book and eventually watch the show. The storyline wasn't amazing to me, but the whole idea of him and what will happen next really interests me. I didn't care much about anyone else in the story except his foster father, but I super enjoyed his in...
I knew when I picked up the book that this would be about a man who killed killers and who worked somehow with the police. These things were true. I didn't know that Dexter was literally a psychopath but maybe I should have guessed that. It was kind of a deal breaker for me. He is someone who is inc...
It was awesome to experience the origin of one of my favorite television shows. The book is like a more pure version of the show, without all of the filler. Unfortunately without the aforementioned filler, it isn't quite as enjoyable.
This is going to be a short review.I've heard people say that the books are better than the series, but I don't agree. I think they are equally enjoyable, and given how much they branch away from each other come season two/book two, it's easy to call them completely different monsters. The show goes...