In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
Publish date: 2006-11-02
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, 20th Century
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Inspector Lynley (#10)
I bought this book in a library sale for I think 0,50 Euro; because I'm a fan of the Lynley tv-series... It took me a long time to really get into the story. It's a long book, about 750 pages, people might think that's quite a lot for a detective book. Well, it is. The start felt very slow, and it...
When two bodies are found in a prehistoric stone circle questions are asked why they died. As the police start digging into the characters you find that the lives of the characters are convoluted and involved and very human. Add to that some backgrounded stuff with Lynley and one of his underlings...
Don't know what it was exactly about this one, but it didn't really rivet me the way some of George's books have. My main issue was (as is frequently the case) Havers' obstinate refusal to perform the assignment she is given. I have to wonder if a real DC would not have been given her walking pape...
Another favourite of mine in the Lynley series. This one is very unnerving and again, not for the squeamish as there is a particularly brutal murder, kinky sex and some unusual characters running about. For the complete review, please go here:http://www.epinions.com/content_24841457284
For the most part, I thoroughly enjoyed Elizabeth George books. This was one that was def. a hit. It was fast paced and I thought the characters were developed really well. All of her books are long so prepare for that, but, for the most part, well worth the read.
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