Jack Taylor fliegt raus
Publish date: 2009
Pages no: 302
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, Irish Literature
, Mystery Thriller
Series: Jack Taylor (#1)
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Are you searching for a proper crime-novel? One where the main character gets a case, starts investigating it, finds clues and in the end solves the case. The main character may be slightly distracted by marital or other relationship troubles and/or a traumatic past but the main focus is clearly the...
This is hard-boiled private detective with an Irish lilt--and alcoholic slur. Jack Taylor was once in the Garda Siochana--the Irish police--but self-destructed with the aid of drink. As he himself describes his life and behavior, "I could say it was the booze, but that's not true. There's a self-des...
Athmospheric thriller (reviewed in Bizarre Magazine 47 - June 2001). Set in Galway - really needs a map to be more followable by the non-Galwegian reader. I found it quite enjoyable. An Ex-Garda turned detecctive looks into the apparent suicide of a young girl and has to confront some of the skel...
Jack Taylor is a rather depressing character and everything you don’t want in a police officer, although he’s not with the police anymore. He drinks a lot, takes drugs and is violent. The longest he’s sober in this novel are 13 days, twelve of them in a rehab centre.Even if you disregard all this th...
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