Feast Day of Fools
Publish date: November 1st 2011
Edition language: English
Series: Hackberry Holland (#3)
In Feast Day of Fools, an alcoholic ex-boxer comes to Sherriff Hackberry Holland telling him that he witnessed a man being tortured. This leads him into an investigation involving a man who is harboring secret drone technology, a serial killer who Hackberry thought was dead, a woman who harbors ille...
Chalk me up to the James Lee Burke hero worshipping fan club, I wanna go to Texas, the place has an atmosphere and the author brings it to your door in all its glory, although glory is perhaps the wrong word, sordid and a mite sleazy may be a more apt descriptions. Feast day of fools is the third ...
5 days late for April Fools Day 2013, however this will do whilst my Rosado is charging *kerchinggggg!*Ever since Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid I've loved chase stories.3* The Tin Roof BlowdownCR Feast Day of FoolsOTBR into WPB:Burning AngelTBR Busting 2013
It was ok, Burke still writes beautifully but I didn't like the characters as much as I like Dave Robicheaux. I am sure it was coincidental but this book was very similar to "No Country For Old Men". I think it suffered for the comparison. I will stick to the Robicheaux novels from here on out.
I won this on Goodreads First Reads, and a lucky day it was for me! I've read several of Burke's Dave Robicheaux books, but had never read any of his Hackberry Holland books. This is a story full of REALLY bad people, we're talking evil. So it's a bit of a heavy read, but Burke is such a great wr...
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