I, the Jury (Signet)
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: Mike Hammer (#1)
I quite liked the TV-series with Stacy Keach portraying Mike Hammer. At least the first batch. When he came back for a second batch it went downhill. Anyway, I though I should read at least a few of these, now classic, books so I bought myself volume one of The Mike Hammer Collection on kindle.It is...
I thought I would enjoy some pulp crime stories from the master himself. It turns out that Mike Hammer is just too over the top and not likeable at all.
The first Mike Hammer book.I expected a hard boiled thriller, but instead got a hard boiled mystery. Like me, you probably won't have a hard time guessing who the killer is, but that's no great accomplishment at this point in time. As for the motive, good luck. Hammer explains it all at the end and ...
Meh. I know it is a pulp novel, but come-on.
This is the first "grown-up" mystery I read when I was growing up. My grandpa gave me a copy of it when I was about 10 and I was hooked for good!!