Darkly Dreaming Dexter
From acclaimed author Jeff Lindsay, one of the most exciting voices to explode onto the literary scene in years, comes the tale of a serial killer like no other. Darkly Dreaming Dexter is macabre yet wickedly funny, a wildly original novel that entertains from beginning to end."It's been years... show more
From acclaimed author Jeff Lindsay, one of the most exciting voices to explode onto the literary scene in years, comes the tale of a serial killer like no other. Darkly Dreaming Dexter is macabre yet wickedly funny, a wildly original novel that entertains from beginning to end."It's been years since there's been a thriller debut as original as this one by Lindsay … fresh as dawn."—Publishers Weekly
Publish date: June 28th 2005
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Dexter (#1)
I love this book. I wanted to hug it so much. In the first 10 pages, Dexter is already on his first kill. A deserved Catholic priest who had raped and murdered children from orphanages that he helped run. So many Catholic priests deserve to meet their end instead being hidden in the powerful evi...
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.
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